Donald J. Wilson

April 7, 2021

Donald J. Wilson, 93, of Frankfort, passed away April 7, 2021 at IU Health Frankfort Hospital.  He was born on November 16, 1927 in Democrat Township near Cutler in Carroll County, Ind. To Warren O. and Mary L. (Jervis) Wilson.  He married Mickey R. Carman on July 18, 1948 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on March 10, 2011.

Don was a 1945 graduate of Cutler High School and served in the United States Army in Japan from 1946 to 1947.  He retired in 1992 as manager from Hazelrigg Grain Co. in Lebanon after working there for 13 years.  He had also been employed at Honnegger Feed Co. in Fairburry, Ill. for four years, with Stevenson Grain & Feed, and Sedalia Elevator.  He also sold seed corn for ten years for the V.R. Seed Co. and Todd Hybrid Seed.

Memorial donations may be made in Don’s honor to the Salvation Army of Clinton County, 300 W. Washington Street, Frankfort, IN  46041.

Visitation and Services

Private Family Services will be held Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Frankfort.  Out of respect for the health, safety, and comfort of all in attendance, guests will be expected to adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks.

Survived by:

Surviving are his Sons: Steven Lee (Judy) Wilson of Delphi, Danny J. Wilson of Frankfort, Darrell W. (Carol) Wilson of Rossville; Grandchildren: Stacy Gangwer, Bradford (Carrie) Miller, Brianne Wilson (Significant Other: Dustin), Brett (Kim) Wilson, Melissa (Adam) Gray, and Gregory (Tara) Wilson; 10 Great-Grandchildren; and 1 Great-Great-Grandchild.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter: Deborah Miller; and 2 sisters: Peggy Wilson and Glendora Sparks.          


Leave your Condolences

15 Condolences for “Donald J. Wilson”

  1. Bev Eppley April 9, 2021 at 8:43 am

    As a kid, I remember Don from Todd Seed Corn and Mom and Dad used Todd until it closed. Many years later, I had the pleasure of meeting Don again and his memory was as sharp as it was when I was a kid. Good man and a delight to talk to.

  2. Madonna Jervis Wise April 9, 2021 at 10:57 am

    To the family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Donald was such a truly gracious man! He epitomized so much of the “Great Generation.”
    I sincerely hope the memories will provide comfort.
    Madonna Jervis Wise

  3. Darlene Pilcher April 9, 2021 at 3:25 pm

    God’s peace to all. Uncle Donald you will be missed.

  4. Larry and Mary Sparks April 9, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss of your Dad. He was always very nice person to talk to. I am sure Danny will miss him the most since he cared for him. We are always here if you need to talk. Love Larry and Mary Carol Sparks and family.

  5. Lori Miller April 10, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all.

  6. Tom and Jill Kressley April 10, 2021 at 6:06 pm

    Deepest sympathy from Jill and I. I have many fond memories of the times our parents were together and also at Warren and Mary’s house. Dad and Mom loved our family and I am sure the reunion is going on now. Hugs to everyone!

  7. Patty Meyer April 10, 2021 at 6:14 pm

    So very sorry!! Absolutely loved Don. Sending love and hugs!!

  8. Larry Reynolds April 10, 2021 at 8:06 pm

    Darrell sorry for your loss

  9. Jill Kingery April 10, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Your Mom snd Dad lived by my Mom, Charolette Henry at Hotdog Avenue . They had a grand time and enjoyed each other’s company very often. My sincere condolences are with you. Jill

  10. William Davis April 11, 2021 at 8:52 am


    Sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Like his dad, Warren, he was a good
    man and I miss the good times we had when we were kids.

    My Best,

    Bill (Sonny) Davis

  11. Jim Raynor April 11, 2021 at 11:24 am

    So sorry to hear about you loss🥲 Will keep u and your family in our thoughts and prayers🙏
    Stay strong and well – Jim & Laura Raynor

  12. Mary Hylton Cook April 11, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    Steve and family,
    My condolences to you and your family for the loss of your father. I pray the wonderful memories of him will bring you smiles in the days ahead.

  13. Donna Zinn April 11, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    Steve, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Regina & Lee Sorrells April 11, 2021 at 7:09 pm

    So sorry to hear about Don’s passing. Enjoyed seeing him when he came to the Dentist. Always let me know how much he liked working with my Dad. Prayers for your family 🙏🏻

  15. Phyllis Fife April 13, 2021 at 9:45 am

    Dave I was so sorry to read that your father passed away. You were so blessed to have him in your life for as long as you did. Prayers for you and your family during this tough time.

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