James Lewis Wilson, age 93 of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on August 17th at home surrounded by family.
He worked as a contractor and was an honorary 50 year member of the Carpenters Local 626. He also spent many years independently building homes and working for General Motors and Newark Jeep Eagle.
James enjoyed restoring cars, repairing lawn mowers, and most of all spending time with his family.
He was married to his soul mate, Mary Ann Wilson, for 54 years before her passing in June of 2002.
James is survived by his daughter, Sandra Burchfield and husband George Burchfield; his grandchildren Greg Burchfield and wife Laurie & Jamin Burchfield and wife Vicki. In addition, he was blessed with great-grandchildren Cody, Jordan, & Jenna.
He was proceeded in death by his father, Dewey Wilson; mother, Anne Mae Wilson; siblings, Jay, Leonard & Jeanette. James is also survived by son David Keith; siblings, Aretha, Sarah, Bill, Joan, Gary, Leon, Marvin and their respective families.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August, 24, at 12 noon, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. Dupont Hwy, New Castle, followed by a luncheon.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Alzheimer's Assoc. Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Phila. PA 19106.
For online condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com