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John G. Wilson Sr.

November 24, 1931September 9, 2020
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WEST COLUMBIA – Funeral service for John Grady Wilson, Sr., 88, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel, with burial to follow in Woodridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Caughman-Harman. A live-streaming of the service will be available at 1:55 p.m. on Sunday by visiting Dunbar Funeral Home – Dutch Fork’s Facebook page. Mr. Wilson passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Born in Charlotte, NC on November 24, 1931, he was the son of the late Clifford E. Wilson and Sarah E. Brackett. Loving father and grandfather, John served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Platt Springs United Methodist Church and the American Legion Hut Post 90 for 29 years, as well as a life-time member of the Masonic Lodge of Jackson Mississippi. Surviving are sons, Ralph Wilson (Colleen), Mike Wilson (Peg), John G. Wilson, Jr. (Debbie); daughter, Lynn Roland (Paul); and sister, Sarah Short. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, John G. Wilson III "Jay" (Alice), Scott Wilson, Kaitlin Dickson (Halen), Taylor Wilson (David), Kelcey Mathis (Steve), Sarah Cantu (Rob), Patrick Roland, Marianne Smith (Paul), Amber Jovanelly (Doug), Travis Mead (Naomi), Savannah Spires, and Corey Ayers (Mitch); and great-grandchildren, John G. Wilson IV "Grady" Wilson, Jacob Wilson, Molly Beth Wilson, Gabriel Dickson, Michael Dickson, CJ Roland, Jordan Phillips, Ethan Phillips, Austin Smith, Tristan Smith, Tyler Langford, Emma Jovanelly, Jason Mead, and Sully Camp; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Blanche Maxine Bess Wilson; three brothers; and one brother-in-law. The family would like to thank Crescent Hospice for their loving care, especially Barbara, Nichole and Dr. Mitchell. Memorials may be made to the American Legion Hut Post 90, P.O. Box 2464, West Columbia, SC 29169. Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo, is assisting the family. Memories may be shared at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

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  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, September 13, 2020

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 12, 2020

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Charlotte Boozer

September 12, 2020

Lynn, We are so sorry to hear that you’ve lost your Daddy. Prayers for peace and comfort to you and your family✝️ Charlotte and Morgan

Colleen Wilson

September 12, 2020

Mat Way

September 10, 2020

Lynn so sorry to hear about your father. You are in my prayers.
Matt Way

Janet Glenn

September 10, 2020

To the 3 Wilson sons, John, Mike and Ralph and all his grandchildren,

Your Dad and (Poppi) granddad will be remembered for his always kind and thoughtful presence. I can relate and understand his readiness to depart this life for a better one on the right hand of our Lord. God bless you all!

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