Joe David Wilson, 57, of Harrodsburg, husband of Cindy Patterson Wilson, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. Born Oct. 7, 1959, in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late “L.W.” and Freeda Robertson Wilson.
Big Joe was a rigging contractor, working with his sons in the family business, L.W. Wilson & Sons LLC.
He was a member, deacon and on the counting committee at Immanuel Baptist Church. Joe was involved in most everything but first and foremost was his love for his family and sharing his love for hunting and fishing with his boys and his grandchildren.
He was vice president of the Mercer County Fair Board and very active in the motorsports events. Joe was a member of the Kentucky Truck Pullers Association and the Battle of the Bluegrass Truck Pulling Association, where he was the 2015 Champion and the 2016 Runner-up.