|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1934|
|Death: ||May 17, 2007|
Benjamin Wilson Jr.
Obsequies for Benjamin Wilson, Jr. will be held 12 noon Saturday, May 26, 2007, at the Mount Calvary Freewill Baptist Church, 710 West Cincinnati Avenue, DeLand, with Bishop T. L. Jackson, pastor, and the Rev. Carl F. Brinkley, officiating. Calling hours are Friday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., followed by Masonic services conducted by Athens Lodge #46 at Arthur Mack Funeral Home, and Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time in the church. Burial will follow the services at DeLand Memorial Gardens.
Benjamin Wilson served well in all that he did. He served faithfully at the former Mount Zion AME Church of DeLand; a veteran of the Korean War, member of the NAACP and Athens Lodge # 46, Prince Hall Masons. He was the assistant utilities director for the City of DeLand, water plant #4, which was named in his honor in 2002.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin Wilson, Sr and Berthina Edwards Wilson; a brother, Herman, and his beloved wife, Frances.
He leaves behind a devoted daughter, Vicki Wilson, Tallahassee; three devoted sons and caregivers, Wendell (Lisa), Albany, Ga., Garry (Kim), Melbourne, and Craig (Dionne), DeLand; two brothers, Wilbert (Elnora) and Hubert (Annie); 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; goddaughters, Patricia Spatcher and Paulene McRae; two aunts, Maude and Dorothy Edwards; many nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the Cusack Family at Arthur Mack Funeral Home, Inc. (877) 734-3831.
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on May 25, 2007
Frances B Akins Wilson (1941 - 2006)
Vicki Wilson Mote (1963 - 2012)*
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