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“Dearest Brother. I think about you and miss you so much everyday and I thank God that you are no longer suffering. You were (and still are) my...Read More »
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“Our deepest sympathy and condolences ”
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“Good buy my love your will always be in my heart rest with the angle my love. ”
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“RIP JAY..Thank you for giving me such a wonderful son.I will miss you.love you ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Terri Willis - Vermilion - Family

“Our deepest condolences during this difficult time. Our thoughts and our prayers are with all of you ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Jesse & Ann Smith - Lorain, OH

“May your smiles and love always shine down on us uncle Jay. We will miss you greatly ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Keith,penny, Damian Wilson - FL

“Our thoughts are with all of you at this time. The Willis family ”
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“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“Our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: The Staff of Riddle Funeral Home - OH


James C. "J.C." Wilson, 66, of Amherst, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Mercy Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness.

James was born July 15, 1950 in Tatesville, KY and had lived in Lorain County most of his life.

He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

He retired as a truck driver for E&L Transport after 33 years of service. He was a jack of all trades and master of none. He enjoyed gardening, collecting coins, knives, and tall ships. He loved woodworking, home repair, fixing things, cooking and trying new recipes, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his children, James D. (Terri) Wilson of Vermilion, Steven D. (Geri) Wilson of Vermilion, Erica D. (Edward) Smyers of Vermilion, Patrick J. (Valerie) Wilson of Vermilion, and Lindsey J. (fiancé Lucas) Wilson of Lorain; grandchildren, Trenton, Brady, Jerid, Travis, Deanna, Xander, Joshua, Danielle, Cody, and Brylie Lynn; great granddaughter, Rylinn; sister, Ann (Bob) Leininger ; brothers, Dan (Diane) "Fuzzy" Wilson, Rick (Robin) Wilson, and Bo (Terri) Wilson; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Josephine (nee Silvers) Wilson; sister, Earlene Wilson; and brother, Earl "Peanut" Wilson.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion from 1-3 pm and from 5 pm until the time of a memorial service at 7 pm. The Reverend Wallace Justice will officiate.

The family suggests memorial contributions to American Heart Association - Ohio Valley Affiliate PO Box 634445 Cincinnati, OH 45263

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.

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