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 Jackie W. “Jack” Wilson

Jackie W. “Jack” Wilson

Birth
Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama, USA
Death 6 May 2013 (aged 63)
Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 110183308 · View Source
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Jackie W. "Jack" Wilson, a lifelong area resident of Mishawaka, Indiana died at his residence, Monday afternoon following an extended illness surrounded by his caring and loving family. He was 63. Born in Florence, Alabama on May 26, 1949, he was the son of the late Orlan E. Wilson and Alma "Olean" (Pogue) Wilson. On May 29 1971 in Calvary United Methodist Church in Elkhart, he married his loving wife of 41 years the former Diane M. Van Lake who survives along with their son, Jacob "Jake" (Jennifer) Wilson of Buchanan, Michigan and two grandchildren, Destiny and Daniel Wilson. Jack leaves behind a brother, David (Diana) Wilson of Middlebury, Indiana and a sister, Jeannie Vick of Florence, Alabama and his devoted niece, Roma M. Thibaut of Michigan City, Indiana along with several nephews and two sister-in-laws, Debbie Wilson and Roseann Van Lake both of whom are of Mishawaka. He is preceded in death by his beloved mother and father, his brother, Paul Frank Wilson and a broth-in-law, Daniel Van Lake. Jack was a 1968 graduate of Mishawaka High School and had proudly served his country with two tours of duty in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge in September, 1973 he came back home to Mishawaka, where he worked for the Uniroyal Corporation in the field of Research and Development and later worked for the Mishawaka Housing Authority util his retirement in 2006. Jack was an avid Triumph motorcyclist and bass fisherman and enjoyed Texas Hold'em and was a proud member of the DAV and Moose Lodge #599. At Jack's request private family services will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made on behalf of Mr. Wilson to the American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Drive Mishawaka, Indiana 46545 / Heartland Hospice, 826 West Edison Avenue Mishawaka, Indiana 46545 or to the donor's choice. The family wishes to thank the angels of Heartland Hospice and all Jack's many doctors and nurses for all their love and care given to him in his final weeks.


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  • Added: 7 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110183308
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jackie W. “Jack” Wilson (26 May 1949–6 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110183308, ; Maintained by Scott Shoup (contributor 47837326) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.