53, Oneonta, died May 24, 2012, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. He was married to Eileen Amy Sarell Wilson, and son of the late Raymond Leroy Sr. and Eloise Marie Bennett Wilson. Also predeceasing him were brother Raymond Leroy Wilson Jr., and sister Lynette Wilemon.

Surviving besides his wife are sons James Wilson Jr., and Jacob Wilson, both of Oneonta; daughter Amy Diane Wilson ( Jeremy) McGriff, Holly Pond; brothers Andy Wilson, Snead; sisters Loretta (Donald) Copeland, Anniston, Kathy Wilson, Oneonta, Cindy (Rick) Godwin, Gadsden.

Tommy Riggs and Bobby Waddle officiated the service held May 26, at 2 p.m., at New Home #1 Missionary Baptist Church, with burial at Wynnville Cemetery. Lemley Funeral Home directed.