Man comes into this world with his knowledge, and leaves without his will. Life is a mystery, yet an opportunity. Death is the common lot of all. The late Brother Charles Wilson, Jr., age 85, died December 18, 2012 in Chicago, Ill. He was born December 2, 1927 in Fairfield, Ala., a son of the late Rosie Bell and Charles Wilson, Sr. Charles joined First Baptist Church in Fairfield, Alabama at the early age of 14, under the pastorate of the late Reverend E.W. Williams. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II, from 1945 â€" 1956. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Julia Clarice Wilson in 1986; a sister Arnell W. Coleman and his daughter Rosemary. Left to cherish his memory are his daughter Peggy, and two sons, Mark and Davi Wilson; two brothers: Thomas C. Wilson and his wife Cora of Erie, and Atty. Theodore D. Wilson and his wife Premala of Silver Springs, Md., and several nieces and nephews. Sunrise-December 2, 1927 Sunset-December 18, 2012 Funeral services will be held at the Barker Funeral Home, 9900 South Throop Street, Chicago, IL 60643 on Thursday January 3, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment in Homewood Cemetery (Memorial Park) 600 East Ridge Road, Homewood, IL 60430. Submitted by Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., 602 West 10th Street.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 2, 2013
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