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John E. Wilson Sr.

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John E. Wilson Sr. Obituary
John E. Wilson, Sr.

AGE: 88 • Wilmington

John went home to be with the lord on Monday May 23, 2016 1 month before his 89th birthday surrounded by his loving family. A fine man, outstanding husband, loving and great father and grandfather and a friend to everyone he met. John will be greatly missed by his family. John was born June 23rd, 1927 to the late Harry and Nellie Wilson in Laurel, Delaware. He is survived by his loving wife Margery (Short) Wilson of 64 years, his son John Jr., his daughter Rebecca Morole (David) and 3 Grandchildren, David Jr., John Paul, and Ashley all of Wilmington, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 8 Brothers and 2 Sisters

John retired from Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. in Wilmington in 1989 after 38 years. He was an avid gardener, he loved gospel music and country music, watching Bill & Gloria Gaither every Saturday night, and listening to George Jones music, his favorite. He was also a lifelong fan of the St. Louis Cardinals Baseball team.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday May 31st from 11am-1pm at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington 19808. Service will follow at 1pm. Interment will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

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Published in The News Journal from May 26 to May 29, 2016
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