Lincoln Arthur "Link" Wilson (1921 - 2016)

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Lincoln Arthur "Link" Wilson, age 95, of Route 28, Sugar Hill, currently a resident at Brookside Senior Living in Brookville, died on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at Brookside. Born on Feb. 12, 1921, in Hazen, Pa., he was the son of the late Alonzo and Bessie Reitz Wilson.
On Sept. 16, 1940, he was married to Mildred J. Roush and she preceded him in death on Nov. 29, 2015.
Retired, Link was the owner/operator of L. A. Wilson Trucking for close to 45 years. He also subcontracted out his services and equipment to Putman-Green Construction and was instrumental in the construction of Interstate 80.
He was a U.S. Army, World War II veteran, where he served in the infantry as a truck driver, and was awarded three Bronze Stars.
Link was Presbyterian by faith.
He was a member of the Orient Club, Brockway Sportsmen's Club, the American Legion, and was a 32 degree member of the George E. Wagner Lodge #639 F&AM Lodge in St. Marys, Pa.
He enjoyed coin collecting, going to auctions, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by two daughters, Patty (Bill) Carr and Betty Cook, both of Brockway; one son, Larry Wilson of Chatham, Va.; a half brother, William E. Bovaird of Sugar Hill; 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and his wife he is also preceded in death by one sister, five brothers and a great-grandson.
Calling hours will be on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. The funeral service will be held on Monday, Oct. 24 at 11 a.m., also at the funeral home with Pastor David Nagele officiating. Burial will follow in Temple Cemetery at Hazen. Full military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by Parson-Marnati Post #95 of the American Legion.
On Monday, Link's family asks that you wear a "splash of color" to the funeral service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Penn Highlands DuBois Hospice/Memorials & Tributes, PO Box 447, DuBois, PA 15801; Brookside Senior Living, 49 Brookside Lane, Brookville, PA 15825; or to the .
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1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
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Published in The Courier Express on Oct. 21, 2016
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