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NEW LEXINGTON: Lennie Wilson, 77, of New Lexington, Ohio died at 2:34pm on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at his home.
Lennie was born January 22, 1936 in Corning, Ohio to the late Ed and Nellie Musick Wilson.
Lennie was a retired coal miner from Peabody Coal Company, a lifetime member of the B.P.O.E #509 of New Lexington; a United States Army Veteran, serving from 1959-1961.
He was an avid rabbit hunter. Enjoyed many friendships and was quite the prankster. He loved playing the mandolin.
Lennie was a loving husband, father and grandfather; he never missed his grandchildren's ballgames.
Survived by son, Jody (Karen) Wilson; daughters, Kim Beach and Vicky Dalrymple; grandchildren, Nakia (Nate) Bailor, Cody Wilson, Casey Beach and Craig Beach, Heidi and Jarod; many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Jeanette Page Wilson on December 2, 2011; by sisters, Anise, Marie, Viola and brother, Walter.
Calling hours will be held from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm with Elks services at 8pm on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home 304 Mill Street New Lexington Ohio.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00am Friday, March 1, 2013 at the funeral home with Reverend Ernie Eing officiating.
Burial will be in New Lexington Cemetery with graveside military services by John Tague Post #188, American Legion of New Lexington, OH.
Contributions may be made to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Road Lancaster Ohio 43130.
Obituary and online register book at www.robertsfuneralnewlex.com
Published in the Times Recorder on Feb. 28, 2013