Carl L. ‘Yaz’ Wilson

Mr. Wilson

Carl L. “Yaz” Wilson, 66, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday evening, May 17, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born Jan. 6, 1951, in Tiffin, to Alexis and Wilma Wilson. He married Rhonda Woten Aug. 22, 1987.

Survivors include his wife, Rhonda of Tiffin; two daughters, Angela R. (Andrew) Mathias of Melmore and Christina L. (Brian) Kindle of Upper Sandusky; a daughter-in-law, Stephanie (Daniel) Winings of Tiffin; a daughter, Amy Tucker; two sisters, Deborah Company of Florida and Rebecca (Greg) Wilson-Souza of Montana; two brothers, Stanley Wilson of Tiffin and William Wilson of Colorado; 10 grandchildren, Kearstin, Kaitlyn, Kaidan, Kinzie, Triston, Alayna, Brylee, Karissa, Branyon and Rayna.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Daniel Winings; a grandson, Caleb Kindle; and a nephew, Orran Wilson.

Carl “Yaz” graduated from Tiffin Columbian High School in 1969, worked at G.E. Bridgestone APM, and retired from Heritage Family Center in January of this year. He was a founding member of the Bambini Brothers (BOSS) and member of Tiffin Eagles Aerie No. 402. He had a passion for bowling in which he achieved a 300 series and bowled in the Big 8 League for many years. Yaz loved golfing, Ohio State, Cleveland Indians, NASCAR and sprint car racing and squirrel hunting with his friends and son. Lake Erie and Kelly’s Island were his Happy Place. He loved being surrounded by family and friends and he “lived for the Happy,” sharing and gathering with family and friends. He said, “Hearing the laughs was the best medicine.”

His celebration of life will begin 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Tiffin Eagles.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at

Til the Next-Yazu.