Rev. Thomas Melvin Wilson


Relationship to conference: Retired elder

Date of death: May 7, 2019 at age 82

Arrangements: A private service for the family will be held on May 18.

Appointment information: Rev. Wilson was ordained as a deacon in 1984 and as an elder in 1989 in the Missouri West Conference. He served churches in Missouri before serving Minnesota churches in Raymond, Rosewood, Thief River Falls, Buffalo Lake, Dexter, and Grand Meadow. He retired in 2002.

Rev. Wilson is survived by his children, Mark (Pam) Wilson, Cathy (Byrum) Cartwright, Greg (Rita) Wilson, and John (Shelli) Wilson; his sister, Carol; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet; his parents, Harold and Anna; and his brother, Robert.

Memorials are preferred to the National Military Family Association.

Cards of condolence can be sent to Mark and Pam Wilson, 3421 116th Lane, Coon Rapids, MN 55433.

An obituary will be published in the Star Tribune on May 12.

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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