Kenneth M. Wilson, 74, of Zanesville, died at 9:07 P.M. on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at Genesis Hospital Emergency Department, Zanesville. He was born September 27, 1945, in Zanesville, a son of the late Ewell Wilson and Eva Ponchak Deal. He was a United States Army Veteran. He retired from Gould Battery and worked for Community Action Weatherization for over twenty years. Kenneth was a member of the Eagles FOE 302, an avid fisherman, and a dedicated foster parent.
He is survived by two daughters, Tina (Rod) Guthrie and Sarah (Rodney) Larimer; a son, Kyle (Lisa) Wilson; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, with two on the way; over two hundred children fostered in Muskingum County; two brothers, Jerry (Michelle) Wilson of South Zanesville and Jim (Pat) Wilson of McConnelsville; two sisters, Nancy Metcalf of Zanesville and Honey (Jack) Seevers of Zanesville; a half-brother, Bill Deal of Coshocton; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Karen Sue Tyo Wilson, and a son, Kacey Michael Wilson.
Friends and family may call from 11:00 A.M. until time of service at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at the BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE. He will be laid to rest at Muskingum Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Nashport.
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