James Calvin Wilson
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James Calvin Wilson
  • October 21, 1923 - July 27, 2015
  • Collinsville, Virginia

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James Calvin Wilson, 91, of Collinsville, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 at Golden Living Center in Martinsville. He was born in Ridgeway, October 21, 1923 to Jesse Lavinder Wilson and Etha Odell Wilson. He retired from Southeastern Container Company and was also an evangelist for 45 years. He was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church in Eden.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Reeves.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mary B. Wilson; one daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Ray Meeks of Fieldale; one son and daughter-in-law. James "Bill" and Vicki Wilson of Eden; three grandchildren, James Hill, Christopher J. Wilson, Erica Jutras and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Community Funeral Home in Ridgeway where the family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Pastor Dwayne McDaniel will officiate at the service.

Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Solid Rock Baptist Church, 114 North High Street, Eden, NC or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 18981 Jeb Stuart Road, Stuart, VA 24171.

Arrangements are by Community Funeral Services. To express condolences online, please visit www.communityfuneralservices.com