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Jackie "Jack" Wilson

September 12, 1940 ~ December 1, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Jackie "Jack" Wilson Obituary

Jackie “Jack” Lee Wilson, 83, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 1, 2023 with his loving family by his side. He was born on September 12, 1940 in Welch, West Virginia to the late Esau & Emily Strunk Wilson.

Along with his parents, Jack is reunited in passing with his former spouse, Marijean Glick Wilson; brother, Ken Wilson & sisters, Shirley Weatherhead & Phylis Chambliss.

Jack proudly served our country in the United States Army. Following his honorable discharge, he went on to dedicate 25 years to public service. He retired as Chief of Police in Sidney, Ohio. Jack’s dedication to keeping people safe, lead him to the FBI National Academy, from which he proudly graduated. In his free time, Jack relished time spent with family and friends. He was a genuinely nice person who never had a bad thing to say about anyone. Above all else, Jack loved his family with his whole heart. He will be deeply missed.

Left to cherish Jack’s memory are his son, Jeff Wilson (Deb); daughters, Jennifer Villarreal and Julie Wells (Jeff); six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, David Wilson; sisters, Sue Ritter, Betty Smith & Judy Hawkey; close personal friend Ruth Arndt, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins; a large, loving, extended family and many supportive friends and neighbors.

A Celebration of Jack’s life will be held at the New Covenant Church, 1918 US-17 BUS, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575, on Thursday December 7th 2023 at 7pm.

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December 7, 2023

7:00 PM


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