Reverend Paul Everett Wilson Sr., 74, passed away April 19, 2021, quietly at his home in Derry, surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren. Born on March 19, 1947 at Latrobe Hospital he was preceded in death by his parents Paul Alexander (Junior) Wilson and Josephine Viola Bowers Wilson.
Paul was a graduate of Derry Area High School, Waynesburg College and the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. He has served United Methodist congregations in Western Pennsylvania for 53 years and was a member of LaMonte Lodge #568 F&AM of Derry.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years Patsy Berkey Wilson. Three sons; Paul Jr. and wife Karie of Latrobe, Michael and wife Erica, and Matthew and wife Jessica all of Derry.
Six grandchildren, David, Anna, Brooke, Haley, Morgan and Mikah. A sister Patricia Taylor and husband Dick and a nephew and niece.
Paul loved his family, his church, covered dish dinners, traveling, cruising and his 2 cats Daphne and Dynamite.
Friends will be received 2-4 and 6-8 Thursday in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry.
A service will be held Friday at 11 am in the Bradenville United Methodist Church.
Interment will follow in the Coles Cemetery, Derry.
LaMonte Lodge #568 F&AM will conduct a service Thursday at 6pm in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family kindly requests honorariums be made to: Bradenville U.M.C. Ministerial Endowment: PO Box 307 Route 982N Bradenville, PA 15620
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com.
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