AMerican Veteran 13

James E Wilson

April 23, 1948 ~ July 13, 2022 (age 74)

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James Wilson went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday July 13, 2022 at the blessed age of 74. He was born on April 23, 1948 to the loving and late parents, James and Florence Wilson in Norfork Virginia. 

James was  lovingly known  as "Jimmy"to those who knew him personally and as "Jim Jim" by his loving wife Betty. Jimmy was raised in Chester, Pennsylvania  where he attended the City of Chester school system. Soon following High School Graduation Jimmy joined and served the United States Army, where he served three years with love and pride for his country.

Jimmy was a devoted husband giving his all to his wife Betty, and supporting her always! They shared many years together enjoying the "good life,"  Good times, good food, and good fun! They were not only husband and wife but  remained the best friends they were prior to marriage.

Jimmy retired from Boeing as a faithful employee of 38 years. He served there as a maintenance  supervisor,  where he was a loved respected,  and appreciated by his fellow employees. It was here at Boeing where he met his 2nd wife, Betty Allen Wilson, who was also employed there as well. They were united in Holy Matrimony  in August, 1987.

Jimmy was a private, quiet and humble person. A man of a few words and a great listener, with a strong Christian  faith. His favorite music at one time was R & B which switched to Gospel as  his faith in Jesus grew. His two most  favorite songs  were "I found the Lily in My Valley, by Brian Hanly and Been Through Enough," by Darrel Wynn. His favorite Scripture was Psalm  90:2 which he often recited.  Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

Jimmy loved to kick back and enjoy a good wrestling match, or just being thrown back in time cracking up with Betty, his wife watching the "Three Stooges." To Jimmy, the smaller things were always the greater things in life. His greatest time was simply being home and enjoying life

Jimmy came from a family of Seven siblings, truly a blessed number. His parents and five of his siblings predeceased him. He is survived by his loving  wife, Betty Allen Wilson,  3 step children, Michael,  Angelo, and Lisa, one daughter Nedra from a former marriage, 2 older siblings whom all were very close, Barbara and Larry. A host of nieces, nephews, and family and friends on both sides. Jimmy was loved and will be tremendously missed.

Jim Jim you slipped away so unexpectedly,; the words in my heart I could not say...

It is ok because you will forever be a part of me, in my heart always from the very start...

It won't be long  though before we meet again, and then we will sing and dance with the Lord together for eternity!

Missing you love, forever and a day, in my heart you shall always stay...

Jimmy. l didnt get to say good bye and we both know that's because the trumpet is about to sound and we will be together again.. 
Love, and missing  you terribly.
Betty
 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 28, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Lewis M. Hunt-Irving Funeral Home
2316 Providence Ave
Chester, PA 19013

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 28, 2022

10:30 AM
Lewis M. Hunt-Irving Funeral Home
2316 Providence Ave
Chester, PA 19013

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Interment
Thursday
July 28, 2022

1:00 PM
Washington Crossing National Cemetery
830 Highland. Rd
Newtown, PA 18940

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