June 26, 2024

KENNITH G. WILSON, 75, of Cleveland, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, tragically passed away on June 20, 2024.

Kennith, a man of much faith, love, and dedication, was married to the love of his life, Regina Diane Coker Wilson.

He is survived by his cherished children, Lenicia Wilson Roddam (David) and Kennith Nakia Wilson, who were the pride of his life. His legacy continues through his four grandchildren: Sara Robinson (Chase), Allie Higginbotham, Austin Roddam, and Morgan Roddam. Kennith was also blessed to witness the birth of his great-granddaughter, Ellis Kate Stephens. His brothers, Lucky Wilson and Barry Wilson (Donna). His sister, Joyce Shelton and sister-in-laws, Cathy Taylor and Debra Hood and a host of nieces & nephews were all loved by him deeply.

Kennith was preceded in death by mother Sara Francis Wilson, grandmother Ollie Hulsey, father Grady Wilson, and brother Johnny Wilson.

Kennith's life was marked by his unwavering commitment to service. He proudly served his country in the military, a period that shaped his values and character. Following his military service, he ded- icated himself to the police force, protecting and serving his communi- ty with honor and integrity. His bravery and dedication were evident in every aspect of his life.

Above all, Kennith's greatest joy was his God and his family. His love for Regina was unmatched, and his love for her is a perfect exam- ple of unconditional and Godly love. His devotion to his family was unending, and his legacy of love and service will live on through them. Kennith Wilson will be deeply missed but forever remembered by those who had the privilege of knowing him.

Kennith and Regina Wilson laid in state at Cleveland First Baptist Church on Sunday, June 23, 2024, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. A funeral service was held at the church beginning at 3 p.m. with Kenneth Shel- ton presiding. Burial followed in Tidwell Cemetery.

Lemley Funeral Home was honored to serve this family.