Jesse Thomas Wilson Jr.

Published 9:15 pm Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Jesse Thomas Wilson, Jr., 80, passed away Oct. 30, 2017. He was born in Orange County, N.C., the son of the late Jesse T. Wilson Sr. and Madelyn L. Watson. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Jesse later went on to work and retire as a machinist.

Jesse is survived by his daughter, Lisa Wilson; sons and daughters-in-law, Doug Wilson (Carla), Greg Wilson, Mark Wilson and T.J. Bell (Melissa); 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Anne and Lawrence Browning; and brother, Bobby Wilson.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery with the Rev. Cody Brinkley officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be registered online at

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