Dennis J. Wilson


Dennis J. Wilson, 68, of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015.

He was born Nov. 1, 1946, in Indianapolis.

Denny served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 to 1969.

He worked at Allison Gas Turbine for 30 years and began his own business customizing motorcycles.

Dennis enjoyed riding his Harley, spending time with friends and family, weightlifting and making people laugh.

Denny is survived by his daughters, Kristen (Chris) Austin and Kim (Justin) Kratoska; grandchildren, Ethan, Owen, Cash, Elliette and Sullivan; and loving wife, Sharon Gilvin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph F. Wilson and Betty Jeane (Jay) Wilson.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home, 1605 S. State Road 135, and Olive Branch Road. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Denny will be laid to rest, with military honors, at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood.

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