In Loving Memory
Canton- JB Wilson, age 98, passed away to his heavenly home on November 20, 2019 at the Social of Vinings, GA, after a brief illness.
He was born, raised, and lived in Haywood County except for the last four years of his life. He was employed by Champion Paper and Fibre Company in Canton and retired after 45 years of employment. He was a member of the Canton Free Will Baptist Church where he was a deacon and a song leader for many years. His hobbies consisted of gardening and maintaining a beautiful lawn.
JB was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Mable Ward Wilson.
He is survived by his daughter, Rosanne Beaver and her husband Ben of Smyrna, GA; his son, Darryl Wilson and his wife Debby of Marietta, GA; granddaughter, Karen Moore and her husband Milton of Acworth, GA; grandsons, Rodney Brown of Inman, SC, and Brian and Ryan Wilson of Charlotte, NC; three great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Canton Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church between the hours of 1:00 and 2:00 pm with the service beginning at 2:00 pm. A private burial will be held at Crawford / Ray Memorial Gardens in Clyde.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Wilson family