Charles "Gene" "Smokey" Wilson, age 83, of Harrisburg, passed away at 2:40 PM Wednesday October 10, 2018 in Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado. Charles was born May 11, 1935 in Dekoven, Kentucky to the late Charles and Eunice (Hooper) Wilson. On March 28, 1957, Gene married Velma Lucille Sinks and she preceded him in death December 3, 2006. He then married Linda Underwood on November 10, 2007 and she survives.
In addition to his wife Linda, Gene is survived by his son Mark Wilson of Harrisburg; Grandsons: Dustin Wilson and wife Megan of Carmi, IL; and Chris Wilson and wife Lynne of Raleigh, IL; 3 great-grandchildren: Ella, Dylan and Davyn Wilson; one step son, Bobby Lowe; three step grandchildren, Tara Meyer and husband, Billy; Tanya Lowe, and Logan Lowe, one step great grandchild, Olivia Meyer.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel. Rev. Bob Workman will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 to 1 PM Saturday October 13, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel.