Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2012 4:26 pm
The Messenger, April 25, 2012
James Robert Wilson, 88, of Kenton passed away from this life on April 23, 2012, at his home in Kenton.
Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Kenton, with Dr. Brian Robertson officiating. Interment will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery of Kenton.
The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Karnes & Son Funeral Home of Kenton and from 9 a.m. until service time Friday at Kenton First Baptist Church.
He was born Dec. 17, 1933, in Kenton, son of the late Willie Mac and Alice (Johnson) Wilson. He retired from the former Superior Fire Place Manufacturing in Union City.
He is survived by his wife, Margie Wilson; his son and daughter-in-law, James Lynn and Betty Wilson; two grandchildren and the spouse of one, Candace and Mark Smothers and James Lynn Wilson II; his great-grandchild, James Lynn Wilson III; his brother, Bonney Wilson; and three sisters, Helen James, Joyce Maby and Maxine Holcomb.