Save home for dying veterans family


Sergeant Mark Wilson, married for twenty years to first Lieutenant Marnia Wilson, served eight years in the Army deploying twice to the gulf.  After his service to our country this father of four went on to work with the Department of Defense as a contractor. He was very fit, running marathons and training to become a professional golfer while coaching his daughter in her dream of one day being a professional golfer as well. Being so young & in great health, Mark did not see the need to invest in life insurance. Almost one year after his military medical retirement he suddenly went into heart failure resulting in admittance into the ICU where it was found that he had a 14cm tumor on his adrenal gland called Pheochromacytoma. Within eight months cancer had spread throughout his entire body. It is believed that Mark developed cancer as a result of toxic chemical exposure from his two deployments to the gulf region. His wife, Marnia, a disabled vet herself, advocated heavily for Mark eventually getting him into a clinical trial at MD Anderson that resulted in little to no success with this rare type of cancer. Upon  diagnosis Mark & his family searched to the ends of the earth for some type of life insurance to prepare the family for what could be a devastating blow, to no avail. These disabled veterans have been desperately trying to navigate the VA process to get all available benefits in place, however Mark passed on before the deadline of many of those benefits, including one that would save the family home. Without life insurance and many of those VA benefits, that the family would have recieved had Mark lived to the required deadlines, this disabled widow, with three remaining children to care for, will lose her home. Please help this family so they can peacefully bury their husband / father & remain in their family home, otherwise they will be burying their loved one & moving out of thier home for Christmas.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tina Craig 
Organizer
Lexington, KY
Marnia wilson 
Beneficiary
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