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James Wilson, Jr. Obituary

James "Jaybird" Wilson, Jr.

September 30, 1924 - April 5, 2018
Resided in Russellville, Kentucky


James “Jaybird” Wilson, Jr, age 93 of Russellville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, April 05, 2018 at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He was born in Lewisburg, Tennessee on September 30, 1924 to the late James Vernon Wilson, Sr. and Hettie Carter Wilson. He was a ground man with TVA and a US Army veteran. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Coon Hunters Club. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Mae Mealer Wilson.
He is survived by:

1 Son ~ Danny V. Wilson and special friend, Joanna ~ Scottsville, KY

2 Daughters ~ Margaret Ann Wilson and husband, Robert ~ Schochoh, KY
Carolin Lefevers and husband, Gary ~ Clinton, TN

2 Sisters ~ Barbara Ann Martin ~ Lewisburg, TN
Sue Hazelwood ~ Lewisburg, TN

6 Grandchildren
18 Great Grandchildren
3 Great Great Grandchildren

Special Friends ~ Debby Binkley and Edna Schrock

Funeral Services for James “Jaybird” Wilson, Jr. will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Wilson and Willis Schrock officiating with burial to follow in Whippoorwill Cemetery in Schochoh. Visitation at the funeral home will be held Saturday from 11:00 am until the service hour of 2:00 pm.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to Hospice of Southern Kentucky or The Gideons International. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Ryan Davenport, Will Rouse, Austin Rouse, Michael Motsinger, Tony Jennings, Dale Fishburn and Matt Richmond

Honorary Pallbearers: Mike Summers, Jack Batchelor and Sam Scales




Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
210 North Thurston Drive
Russellville, KY 42276
Saturday, April 7, 2018
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
210 North Thurston Drive
Russellville, KY 42276
Saturday, April 7, 2018
2:00 PM
Whippoorwill Cemetery
5675 Corinth Road
Russellville, Kentucky 42276
Saturday, April 7, 2018


Hospice of Southern Kentucky
5872 Scottsville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42104
The Gideons International
PO Box 344
Russellville, KY 42276