David E. Wilson, age 69, Formerly of Russell County

David E. Wilson, age 69, of Greenwood, Indiana, passed away on December 16, 2023, at home, surrounded by his family. David was born on October 24, 1954 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Arvil Edwin Wilson and Zella Mae (McGowan) Wilson, who survives.

David proudly and honorably served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a Senior Vice President for Carter Logistics for 20 years, before retiring. Faith and service to others were the cornerstones of David’s life. He worked as a Missionary in Ecuador for five years, immersing himself in the culture and building relationships. He also served as Team Leader for the State Convention of Baptists at Highland Lakes Baptist Camp from 2011-2013 and was President of the OnMission2 International Ministries. He will be remembered for his smile that lit up the room, his passion for Jesus, his loving, and kind generous heart. He was a strong leader who loved people and serving his Lord.

He is survived by his wife, Debra (Goldston) Wilson; children Nathan Redden (Amanda), David “Cody: Redden, Carrol McChristian (Jake), April Vale (Jeremy); mother Zella Mae Wilson; brother Rick Wilson (Bernice); sister Charlene Wade; 15 grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends in Ecuador.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate David’s life on Thursday, December 21st from 4-7pm at Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Additional visitation will be held on Friday, December 22nd from 12pm-1pm at the Summit Church at Sunnyside, 6102 Sunnyside Road, Indianapolis, IN 46236, with the funeral services beginning at 1pm at the church. Burial will follow the services in Gravel Lawn Cemetery in Fortville, IN, with military honors.

Memorial contributions will be appreciated in David’s memory to OnMission2 International Ministries, 105 W. Bunker Hill Road, Mooresville, IN 46158.

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