Albert “Neil” Wilson, 80, of DeKalb

Albert “Neil” Wilson, 80, of DeKalb

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Albert “Neil” Wilson, 80, of DeKalb, died on February 1, 2019, at his home, Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, entrusted with arrangements. Calling hours will be Wednesday, February 6, 3 – 5 PM, the funeral service will follow, Reverend Robert Schrimer officiating.  

There will be a private burial in the spring at Hermon Cemetery. After the service there will a gathering at the DeKalb Junction Fire Hall.

Neil is survived  by his sons, Thomas Wilson of Potsdam, Dale and his wife Sharon Wilson of DeKalb, Steven and his wife Elizabeth Wilson of New Hampshire, Jerry and his wife Ann Wilson of DeKalb, daughters, Cindy and her husband Joe Kelley of DeKalb, Susan and her husband David Corbine of Canton, brothers, John and his wife Nancy Wilson of DeKalb, Gary Wilson of Syracuse, Larry and his wife Linda Wilson of Hermon, Lyle Wilson of East Syracuse, a sister, Barbara Wilson of North Carolina, 10 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother, Delbert Wilson, and a sister Elma Poole.  

Neil was born on March 13, 1938 the son of the late, Jacob and Bertha Pelkey Wilson, in DeKalb. He married Sally Beasaw on April 23, 1955 at their home, she died in 1995.

Neil was a farmer all his life at his farm on the Maple Ridge Road, he was also very proud to be part of constructing the seaway, lastly he worked for the Town of DeKalb Highway Department. 

 He loved his family, hunting, fishing and being in the outdoors.  He was a 30 + year member if the Raripaco Club. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or the Center for Cancer Care.  

Online condolences can be made at www.allendeneshafuneralhome.com.

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