JOHNSON CITY - Jeff Wilson, age 48, of Johnson, died January 12, 2020, at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, KS. He was born July 26, 1971, in Dodge City, KS, the son of Dennis and Kay (Eccleston) Wilson. Jeff married Melissa Moore on August 14, 1993, in Protection, KS.

Jeff grew up on the farm in Hodgeman County helping his folks raise crops and cattle. He received his Bachelor’s Degree of Agriculture Education from Kansas State University in 1993 where he immediately started working at the K-State Research and Extension office in Hamilton County.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa Wilson of the home; sons, Austin Wilson of the home, and Garrett Wilson of Seagraves, TX; daughter, Reagan Wilson of the home; mother, Kay Wilson of Jetmore; and sister, Marci Bailey of Hanston.

Jeff is preceded in death by his father, Dennis Wilson; grandparents, Orval and Viola Eccleston, Vernon and Esther Wilson, and grandfather, Walter Boise.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. January 18, 2020, at Stanton County Jr/Sr High School Auditorium in Johnson, KS, with Pastor Mary Courtney officiating. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City, KS. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. January 17, 2020, at Garnand Funeral Home in Johnson, KS. Memorials may be given to the Jeff Wilson Memorial Scholarship in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 715, Johnson, KS 67855. Condolences may be posted at