Harry F. Wilson

Harry Francis Wilson, 85, of Zanesville, IN, died Monday, Dec 16, 2013, at St. Vincent's Seton Hospital, Indianapolis.

Mr. Wilson had operated Wilson's Country Store and Auction, in Zanesville, since 1973. He attended the Reppert School of Auctioneering and received his auctioneer's license from the state of Indiana in 1973.

He was born April 15, 1928, in Buffalo, NY, to Francis F. and Elsie Petschke Wilson. He married N. Jeanne Wrightsman in 1946, and she preceded him in death in 2011.

Survivors include four children, Nancy J. Wilson, L.D. Wilson, Cyndi Wilson Dorsett and Dona Wilson Gatton; nine grandchildren, William Kolkman, Gayle Smith, Geoffrey Gatton II, William Gatton, Bradley Wilson, Danielle Wilson Rubrake, Colin Wilson, Dawn Kolkman and Andrea Dwyer; and 19 great-grandchildren.

A service was held on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at the Zanesville Community Church of God, in Zanesville.

Midwest Funeral Home & Cremation Society, Fort Wayne, was in charge of arrangements.