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LEO WILSON

May 31, 1955 — June 24, 2023

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Leo Wilson departed this life on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at the age of 68. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Gretna, LA. Leo was educated in the Jefferson Parish Public School System, and he attended Delgado Community College.  He served his country in the United States Army. Leo was a retired lead Custodial Engineer of the United States Postal Service. Beloved husband of Gwendolyn C. Wilson. Loving father Michael (Laketicia) Scott, Lisa Johnson, Leroy (Katie) Donsereaux, Corey (Christina) Donsereaux, Kenneth (Tramaine) Smith, LaBrea Scott, and Chavonne Cole. Son of the late Sam Wilson and Ida Rose Wilson. Grandson of the late Jim and Kitty Johnson, Owen Wilson, and Mattie Washington. Brother of Leslie (Andrea) Wilson, Olton (Dorothy) Wilson, Brenda Scott, Darlene (Anthony) Adams, Yolanda Johnson, Corey, and the late Holly Wilson. Uncle of the late Nolan and Issac Wilson. Son-in-law of the late Gladys Cole. Leo is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Mt. Pilgrim 4th Baptist Church, and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the Homegoing Celebration at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 701 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, LA on Friday, June 30, 2023, at 10:00a.m. Pastor Terry L. Robinson, officiating. Visitation will begin at 8:30a.m. until service time at the above-named church.  Interment: Restlawn Park Cemetery and Mausoleum-Avondale, LA. Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

 

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