Lincoln Arthur “Link” Wilson

wilsonLincoln Arthur “Link” Wilson, age 95, of Route 28 Sugar Hill, Pa. (currently a resident at Brookside Senior Living in Brookville), died on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at Brookside.

Born on February 12, 1921 in Hazen, Pa.; he was the son of the late Alonzo and Bessie Reitz Wilson.

On September 16, 1940, he was married to Mildred J. Roush and she preceded him in death on November 29, 2015.

Retired, Link was the owner/operator of L. A. Wilson Trucking for close to 45 years. He also subcontracted out his services and equipment to Putman-Green Construction and was instrumental in the construction of Interstate 80.

He was a U.S. Army, WWII Veteran where he served in the Infantry as a truck driver, and was awarded 3 Bronze Stars.

Link was Presbyterian by faith.

He was a member of the Orient Club, Brockway Sportsmen’s Club, the American Legion, and was a 32 degree member of the George E. Wagner Lodge #639 F&AM Lodge in St. Marys, Pa. He enjoyed coin collecting, going to auctions, hunting and fishing.

He is survived by 2 daughters: Patty (Bill) Carr and Betty Cook both of Brockway; 1 son: Larry Wilson of Chatham, VA; a half brother William E. Bovaird of Sugar Hill; 10 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and his wife he is also preceded in death by 1 sister, 5 brothers and a grandson. Calling hours will be on Sunday, October 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway.

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, October 24 at 11:00 AM also at the funeral home with Pastor David Nagele officiating. Burial will follow in Temple Cemetery at Hazen.

Full Military Honors will be accorded at the cemetery by Parson-Marnati Post #95 of the American Legion.

Memorial donations may be made to the Penn Highlands DuBois Hospice/Memorials & Tributes PO Box 447 DuBois, PA 15801; Brookside Senior Living 49 Brookside Lane Brookville, PA 15825 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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