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Benjamin

Wilson

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June 7, 2008

BEN WILSON Benjamin Lewis Wilson, 81, of 905 Potts Creek Road died Saturday, June 7, 2008, at his home. Mr. Wilson was born November 14, 1926, in Alleghany County a son of the late Benjamin and Cora Jamison Wilson. He was an employee of the former Industrial Rayon Corp in Covington and had retired in 1981 as a maintenance supervisor for Hercules, Inc. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church where he had served as a Deacon. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his Wife, Mildred Childs Wilson, in 2001; by a Son, Michael Wilson, in 1994; by a granddaughter, Millie Wilson, in January of this year, and also by two brothers and five sisters. Surviving are his Son, Steven W. Wilson of Pembroke; a Daughter-in-law, Marie Wilson of Covington; one sister, Inez Rochon, of Covington and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. William M. Hartsfield officiating. Entombment will be made in the Alleghany Memorial Park Mausoleum. Active pallbearers will be Charlie Barton, Ray Thacker, Mike Andrews, Larry Deacon, Curly Smith, Jackie Butler. Friends may pay their respects at anytime at Arritt Funeral Home. The family will receive their friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at Arritt Funeral Home.
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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