WILSON - Justin James, 24, of Palm City, FL, died a hero while serving his country in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was born in Huntington, NY and had been a resident of Palm City for five years, having moved from Commack, NY. Justin graduated from Commack High School.Following graduation, he was a Graffiti Artist. He was a Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, stationed out of CampLeJuene, NC, in the 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Justin attended Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Palm City. He is survived by his wife, Hannah McVeigh of Stuart; parents, Lance and FrancesWilson of Palm City; brother, Christopher Wilson of Palm City; sister, Jamie-Ella Wilson of Palm City; grandmothers, Ella Forte of North Carolina andLillian Wilson of New York. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Ed Forte and Tex Wilson. Visitations: 6:00 - 8:00PM Monday, March 29, 2010, 1:0PM - 3:00PM and 6:00PM - 8:00PM Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at Forest Hills Funeral Homes, Palm City Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00AM, Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Palm City. Memorial contributions may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 AC Skinner Pkwy., Ste #100, Jacksonville,FL 32256, or online: www. woundedwarriorproject.org.A guest register book maybe signed on: www. foresthillspalmcityflorida.com.
Published in Newsday on Mar. 28, 2010