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 James Dominic “Nick” Wilson

James Dominic “Nick” Wilson

Birth
Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
Death 14 Sep 2005 (aged 15)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 17212164 · View Source
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Beloved son of Robert H Wilson Jr.
Adored brother of Alex
, Tyler and Brandie.

Son of Stephanie Lynn Sharp.

Nick Wilson, 15, Of West Memphis died Thursday, Sept. 14, at West Memphis.

He was a member of the West Memphis First United Methodist Church, The First Assembly of God youth Group, A 10th Grade Student at Marion High School, A member of Deep Concepts Car Club, an avid skateboarder, musican, hunter and fisherman.

Nick is deeply missed by his loving father, mother, two brothers, sister, and by his adoring grandparents Dee and Dan Corbett & Paula and Buddy Sharp.

Visitation will be Monday October 3, 2005 starting at 2:00 P.M. at The First Baptist Church 200 N. Missouri Street in West Memphis, Ar. till Service time at 3:00 pm with Bill Harness and the Rev. Greg Luyet officiating. Burial will be in Crittenden Memorial Park at Marion.

Pallbearers will be Macauley Hardage, Mark Shaw, Will Chitty, Bob Bolton, Len Townsend, Mark Mye, Garrett Mets, Justin Mets, Carl Allen Thomas, Colton Smith and Nicholas Papacisco.

October 2, 2005 Jonesboro Sun, Crittenden memorial obits and roller citizens funeral home - Saari, September 17, 2012


Teen Arrested in West Memphis, Arkansas Fire That Killed 15-Year-Old

"Keltric Gilmer, 19, was charged by West Memphis police with capital murder, arson, residential burglary, breaking and entering and misdemeanor theft following the September 14, 2005 incident which claimed the life of 15 year old Nick Wilson, a 10th grader at Marion High School.

Gilmer pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of murder first degree and he admitted to burglarizing the home and setting fire to it using paper from a trash can. He said that the fire was to cover his tracks.

He also admitted that he returned to the scene as the fire consumed the home and watched as Wilson's mother, Stephanie Carter, jumped from a second story of the home.

Gilmer received 40 years on the first degree murder charge, 20 years on the arson and 10 years on the residential burglary with sentences to run concurrently.

A condition of the arrangement and nature of the crime requires Gilmer to serve 28 years before becoming eligible for parole."

September 29, 2005 firehouse.com, Dec 28, 2006 MDS - Saari, September 17, 2012

Special thank you to Klaus for sponsoring this memorial! It really means the world to me.


  • Maintained by: Kennedy
  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 30 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17212164
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Dominic “Nick” Wilson (13 Dec 1989–14 Sep 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17212164, citing Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Kennedy (contributor 47398908) .