Funeral services for Earnest Wilson, 78, of Bucklick, were held February 27 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the J.C. Day Cemetery in Whitesburg.
Born at Fourseam, he was a son of the late Frank and Lillie Smith Wilson. He died February 25 at his residence.
Mr. Wilson was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Hemphill Baptist Church, and a carpenter.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Katherine “Kitten” Maggard Wilson; two daughters, Tracy Miles and husband Barry of Cowan, and Annie Collins and husband John of Wilmore; a son, Tony Wilson of Whitesburg; a brother, Ray Wilson and wife Dorothy of Somerset; three sisters, Glenda Poindexter and husband James of Indiana, Marylyn Stewart and husband Roger of Redfox, and Ellen Riley of Whitesburg; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by two brothers, Terry Wilson and Danny Wilson.