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James Alton Wilson

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“Jim and Cookie were both delightful people with deep roots in York and Chester. Jim's York friends are thinking about the Wilson family. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Mayor Eddie Lee - York, SC

“Sorry to read about Jim Wilson's death. He was a great educator, a pleasure to work with and a good friend. He will be missed. You are in my prayers...Read More »
2 of 2 | Posted by: Quincy Smith - Scranton, SC

James was born on February 21, 1932 and passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019.

James was a resident of Lexington, South Carolina at the time of passing.

He was a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and received his Master's degree from University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.

Mr. Wilson was a veteran of the U.S. Navy with the rank of Lt.jg. having served during the Korean Conflict.

The funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Purity Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jason Myers and Barron Funeral Home Chaplain Rev. Steve Bishop officiating. The interment will be held in Rose Hill Cemetery, York, SC. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 PM Monday, May 6, 2019 at Barron Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Purity Presbyterian Church, PO Box 278, Chester, SC 29706.