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 James William Wiltshire, Sr

James William Wiltshire, Sr

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 31 May 2013 (aged 89)
Sanford, Midland County, Michigan, USA
Burial Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Plot 36 0 4209
Memorial ID 111817427 · View Source
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James W. Wiltshire Sr., 89, of Sanford, surrounded by family at home, was peacefully taken by his Lord and Saviour on May 31, 2013. He was preceded in death by loving wife of 58 years, Florence Klein Wiltshire.

Born on January 23, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois, he is a Marine veteran who was wounded during the fighting on Iwo Jima in WW II. He had been a resident of Sanford for the past 12 years. Previous to that he had been a resident of Gulf Breeze, Florida for 15 years and had been an active member of the Gulf Breeze Hospital Auxiliary. He was a member of Wheeler Road Church of Christ.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and very great-grandfather and was loved by all who knew him.

He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Jim Jr. and Pat Wiltshire of Wetumpka, AL, and Garry and Paula Wiltshire of Sanford; brother-in-law Edward Klein of Hot Springs Village, AR; grandchildren Don Wiltshire of Wetumpka, Alabama, Dave Wiltshire of Alabama, Gregg (Kimberly) Wiltshire of Katy, TX and Deanna (Deron) Reinders of Georgetown, TX and five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to the staffs of Season's Adult Day Care, Colonial Villa and Heartland Hospice for their devoted care to Mr. Wiltshire.

A visitation is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday June 8 at the Wheeler Road Church of Christ in Midland with Jim Chilton officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Season's Adult Day Care Service, 4700 Dublin Avenue, Midland, Michigan, 48642.


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  • Originally Created by: Elizabeth & Ron
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111817427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James William Wiltshire, Sr (23 Jan 1924–31 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111817427, citing Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .