George R. Wilson Sr.

Published 12:00 pm Monday, January 17, 2022


Funeral service for Mr. George R. Wilson Sr., will be 11 a.m. Friday, January 21, at Riverwood Family, with interment in the Riverwood Memorial Park. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, January 20, at Riverwood.

Mr. Wilson, 88, of Bogue Chitto, MS, passed from this life January 15, 2022, at King’s Daughter’s Medical Center. He was born in Lambert, MS, April 17, 1933. He served his country in the United States Army from 1953-1961. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceuticals and began his work as a pharmacist which spanned four decades. His employment included K & B Drug Store and Rite Aid from 1986-2000. Mr. Wilson was an avid gardener. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, there was nothing more important than his family.

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He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary L. Wilson; his parents, Crate Lemaster and Kate B. Wilson; son, David Wilson; great-grandson, Arrington Wilson; and his brothers, Albert Wilson, Robert Wilson and C.L. Wilson.

Those who remain to cherish his memory are, his sons, George R. Wilson Jr. and James L. Wilson; daughter, Alicia Wilson; five grandchildren, Brett Wilson, James Everett Wilson, Hannah Wilson, Victoria Wilson and Georgia Wilson; and one great-granddaughter, Ardynn Wilson. He is also survived by other loving family members and friends.

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