December 12, 1923 ~ January 13, 2020

Born in: South Bend, IN
Resided in: Cumberland, IN

Paul R. Wilson passed away on January 13, 2020 at the age of 96. He was born on December 12, 1923 in South Bend, Indiana. Paul was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana and graduated from Howe High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII in the Jolly Rogers Squadron. Paul was a firefighter for the Indianapolis Fire Department for 38 years, along with being the owner of Accent Advertising. He was a founding member of the Firefighter’s Credit Union and a Commodore of the Indianapolis Yacht Club. Paul was also active in the Murat Shrine and the Eastside Exchange Club.

Paul is survived by his wife of 37 years, Margaret Ann (Coffin) Wilson; children, Lou Anne Willis and Becky Spudic; step-children, Margaret Ann Hock, David Joseph Fletcher, Bill Ray Fletcher, Donna Marie Fletcher and Bonita Kaye Davis; along with 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 15 step-grandchildren and 23 step-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10am to 10:45am on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue, with a service to start at 10:45am. Burial to follow with military honors at Memorial Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cat’s Haven, 2603 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46205 or in Paul’s memory.


Visitation: January 18, 2020 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

Funeral Service: January 18, 2020 10:45 am

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

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  1. Integrity is measured by how he treats others.
    Here is a man that will be remembered, by many, for his kindness, generosity, laughter and willingness to help. Thank you “Pablo’ for all of the above and much much more.
    A Feedo of a Feedo

  2. My uncle paul was a strong and Courageous man. Who learns to look at the good in everything. The last time I sat with him on his front porch watching the clouds go by. He told me how wonderful it is to know that the same clouds have passed by so many great places and here they are passing by us. Now he is feee to travel with the clouds and visit all the great places they go. I will Miss him
    Love you uncle paul.

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