Howard Douglas Wilson, age 89, passed away July 1, 2019 at his home on Pigeon Roost. He was born February 25, 1930 to the late Claude and Dora Beverly Wilson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his 1st wife, Geraldine Newman Wilson and his 2nd wife, Armel Staton Wilson; two daughters, Wilma Wilson and DeAnna Kastner; one son, Danny Wilson; two brothers, Claude Ivan Wilson and Reuel Wilson; and one sister Arlene Markin. He is survived by his children: Cathy Williamson of Versailles, KY, Howard Eugene (Blanche) Staton of Flatwoods, KY, Douglas Wilson of Pikeville, KY, and JoAnne (Raymond) Jude and Lisa Wilson, both of Pilgrim, KY, his siblings: Ernestine Spradlin, Delia (Frank) Howard, Rueben Joe Wilson, Naomi (Ted) Coleman, Lowell Wilson, Lois Doone, Terry Wilson, Anthony (Dorothy) Wilson, Rose Levisay, and Daniel Gary (Debbie) Wilson and his son-in-law, John Kastner. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren as well as a large extended family. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Crum Funeral Home with Danny Hall and Lonnie Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Wilson Family Cemetery of Pilgrim, KY. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Tuesday and Wednesday from 6 PM to 9 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Crum Funeral Home of Inez, KY.