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Lyle Arthur Wilson

November 19, 1958 - December 29, 2017

Muncie – Lyle Arthur Wilson, 59, passed away on December 29, 2017 surrounded by his family.

Art was born in Muncie on November 19, 1958, the son of Lyle Wilson and Janice Shreves Rodgers and graduated from Wapahani High School in 1977. Art served his country in The United States Navy and worked as a mechanic at th…READ MORE

Muncie – Lyle Arthur Wilson, 59, passed away on December 29, 2017 surrounded by his family.

Art was born in Muncie on November 19, 1958, the son of Lyle Wilson and Janice Shreves Rodgers and graduated from Wapahani High School in 1977. Art served his country in The United States Navy and worked as a mechanic at the Lead Plant.

Art’s favorite jobs were in Florida on the beach selling shark teeth and shells. He loved fishing, along with collecting hats and knives. He was great with animals and they in turn loved him. Art’s bird Charlie would sit on his shoulder and talk to him.

Art worked on cars for friends and family and volunteered with The Red Cross in 2005 during the aftermath of Hurricane Wilma.

He is survived by his mother, Janice Rodgers; son, Bronson Jones (Sarah): brothers, Gary (Ella), Steve, Jerry (Teresa), Mike (Kendra), and a half-brother, Lester in Florida; sisters, Sharon Cantrell (Dennis), Tammy Cooper (Tony); grandchildren, Brendon and Brianna Jones; nieces and nephews, Heather and John Cantrell, Kristen and Kyle Cooper, Dakota Moore, Jerry Jr., Jacob, Nathan, and Danielle Rodgers.

Art was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Eli and Arvada (Stephens) Shreves; and a niece, Lori Mae Rodgers.

Service will be 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel with Pastor Chris Bunch officiating.

Family and friends may call from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family to help with funeral expenses, C/O The Meeks Mortuary, 415 East Washington Street, Muncie, Indiana 47305.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 6, 2018

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 6, 2018

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


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