Wilson, John

Passed: December 01, 2011


John Wilson, 84, of Goodyear, AZ passed on December 1, 2011 at Baptist Village Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  Mr. Wilson was born on September 8th, 1927 in Madison County, NC.  He was retired from the Air Force serving both in the military and civil service as an equipment specialist.  He earned both the WWII Victory medal and the Japan Occupational medal.  John was a gentle man with a great sense of humor and a deep love of his Lord and Savior.  He loved fishing, raising beagles and traveling.  He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Vera Wilson.  He is survived by his daughter Patricia Self and Son-in-law, Mike Self; his grandsons John and Bryan Revell; his sisters, Daisy Frankel, Jo Ann Weekly, Jean Lester and Carolyn Saltz: and brother Richard Wilson; his four great grandchildren, Seth, Gavin, Ian, and Aiden Revell.

A private family service was held at Thompson’s Funeral Chapel.  His ashes will be scattered at a later date at the family plot in Bracketville, TX.  The family requests that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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