James Wilson

September 28, 1938 - August 26, 2019

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Friday, August 30, 2019 1:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Friday, August 30, 2019 from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

James Alan Wilson, 80, a lifelong resident of Urbana, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 in Mercy McAuley Center, Urbana.
He was born September 28, 1938 in Urbana, Ohio to the late Kenneth and Mary E. (White) Wilson.
James was a graduate of Urbana High School where he enjoyed singing with the Castleaires. He was a member of the Urbana United Methodist Church. He enjoyed bicycling, reading, and watching the Ohio State Buckeyes play football. James was a devoted father and grandfather.
He is survived by his daughter, Rebecca Jean Kinnison; son, James Michael (Michelle) Wilson; grandchildren, Adrian (Megan) Kinnison, Cathryn (John) Lashley, Sarah (Jared) Peacock; 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Lynn Wilson; sister, Linda Kay (Nelson) Smith; and 13 nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joyce Ann (Justice) Wilson; brother, Robert E. Wilson; and son-in-law, Alan Scott Kinnison.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Jim Lillibridge officiating.
The family will receive friends from 11-1 p.m. prior to the service.
Burial will follow in Oak Dale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or to the Urbana United Methodist Church, 238 N. Main St., Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com


Kerry Trimble - Aug 29, 2019
Jim - I am sorry to hear about your Dad. I won't be able to be at the service tomorrow because I am too far away. I'll be thinking of you.
Angie Burris - Aug 28, 2019
My deepest sympathy to all who loved him. May your memories bring you comfort
Kyle and Barb Hardesty - Aug 28, 2019
Rick, we are very sorry for your loss. Although we can’t be there in person Friday, you have our love and prayers.

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