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Martin Gary Wilson

December 31, 1958 October 7, 2020
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Martin Gary Wilson, 61 of Sidney, passed away on Wednesday (October 7,2020) at home. He was surrounded by his loving wife Cindy and his entire family.

Marty was born on December 31st,1958 to Gerald and Judith (Harden) Wilson. They proceeded him in death.

He was a 1977 graduate of Homer High School, he worked for the News Gazette during and after high school, earning him the CB handle "Paper Boy". He then went on to work other jobs but ended up back at the News Gazette working as a pressman for 26 years, retiring in 2018. recently, he drove a school bus for the Heritage School district.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy (Harms) Wilson of Sidney. Two sons, Joshua (Kathy) Wilson of Tuscola, and Dane (Cassie) Wilson of Casey. 3 stepchildren Jessie Tillman of Sidney, Jenny (Gabe) Kirstein of Joliet, and Travis Evosovich, also of Sidney.

He has 11 grandchildren of whom he was so proud.

Marty has two brothers, Jim (Tracy) Wilson of Tolono, Joe (Cathy)Wilson of Seneca, and One Sister, Jeri (Ed) Thomas also of Tolono. He also had many nieces and nephews who loved him.

He was a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan, he enjoyed going to auctions, and trying his luck at casinos. He loved watching and laughing at his grandkids, riding around Sidney in his golf cart, watching "Andy Griffith and Gunsmoke" , and sitting on his back porch with his best pal "Roxy Girl".

Marty has requested no services.

There will be a Celebration of his Life on March 27, 2021 at the Salt Fork Center at Homer Lake. Family from 10am to12 pm. Friends from 12:30 to 2:30 pm.

Due to Covid-19 we ask that you please wear a mask when entering the Salt Fork Center if you can attend.

In memory of Marty, you can send any memorial gifts to Carle Hospice for their excellent care.1813 W. Kirby Ave. Champaign, Il 61821.

Illiana Cremation Society is in charge of the cremation arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.IllianaCremation.com

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