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James (Doug) Wilson
Mr. James (Doug) Wilson, 73, Lynn, passed away Monday, February 25, at his residence.
Born March 12, 1934 in Rickman, Tennessee, he was the son of Carson and Marjorie Willis Wilson. He attended Hagerstown High School before enlisting in the US Army in 1953. He was married to the former Tillie Hammontree on June 15, 1956. He enjoyed a career in the concrete industry beginning with DeBolt Concrete Company in 1960 as a dispatcher and driver. He later was manager of Randolph Concrete in Winchester before working for Stonehenge, where he retired in 1999. Mr. Wilson was a member of the First Church of Christ in Lynn. He enjoyed fishing and flying with his sons.
Mr. Wilson will be missed by his wife, Tillie, of Lynn; sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Annette Wilson, of Spartanburg, Brad and Cindy Wilson, of Yoder; two grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Adam and Sara Wilson, of Greenfield, Chad and Tina Wilson, of Lynn; two great-grandsons, Daegon Wilson and Skyler Wilson; sisters, Reba McConnell, of Carmel; Joan Dale (Voyle) and Sharon Smith (David), of Hagerstown; brother, Butch Wilson (Pam), of Losantville, and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Donald, Darrell and Maurice Wilson.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Harry Holloway and Pastor Paul Nichols at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 29, at the First Church of Christ, 206 West Church Street, Lynn. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery in Fountain City.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, and 10-11 a.m. on Friday, February 29, at the church.
Memorials may be sent to Reid Hospital Foundation for Hospice Care, 1401 Chester Boulevard, Richmond, IN 47374; ALS Foundation, 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 150, Calabasas Hills, CA, 91301; Alzheimer's Association, 9135 North Meridian Street, Suite B-4, Indianapolis, Indiana 46209-7109; American Diabetes Association, 6415 Castleway Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46250.
I wish I could have been there at the funeral. I have always enjoyed spending time with you and Doug (and the boys) and I know you will miss him dearly. I was traveling in Canada when Bill told me. Just wanted you to know that our thoughts are with you and know you will draw strength from the Lord.
Our prayers are with you.
Jim & Lisa McConnell & kids Mar 10 2008 12:00 AM
I wanted to say how sorry I am for your loss. If you need ANYTHING please let me know. I wish I could have made it to the viewing but I was unable to. You are in our thoughts and prayers! You were the best to work with and Makayla loved you. I wish I could do more than say I am sorry. Please let me help if there is ANYTHING I can do.
Tonya Rittenhouse and family
Tonya Rittenhouse Feb 29 2008 12:00 AM
Brad & Cindy and family,
We hold you close to our hearts and lift you up the the throneroom of our father in heaven. To the very place where your beloved father is rejoicing.
Love and Prayers to you,
Greg & Rosie
Greg and Rosie Hermes Feb 28 2008 12:00 AM
Brad & Family,
We will be praying for you. We know how great the loss of a father is and know well that his absence will always be felt.
Tudor & Ceci
Tudor & Ceci Lance Feb 27 2008 12:00 AM
TILIE & FAMILY:
YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.
DORIS (RIDENOUR) ARMSTRONG
DORIS RIDENOUR Feb 27 2008 12:00 AM
Sorry for the loss of James .He is in a far better place and out of pain.
My pastor told me when someone passes his last thought of that person is "Now he knows."
Now James knows his faith has been rewarded is in heaven next to God.
Kathy Carpenter Feb 27 2008 12:00 AM