John ‘J.W.’ Wilson
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J.W. Wilson, 92, of Mint Hill, N.C., went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, with his family by his side.

He was born in Mecklenburg County, he retired as a machinist from Lance Inc. after 30 years and was a World War II veteran, having served three years in the Philippines.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Edith Baucom Wilson; sons: Wayne (Jan) Wilson of Cleveland, Gene Wilson of Mint Hill and Jim Wilson of Stone Mountain, Ga.; and one daughter, Linda Rivenbark of Mint Hill; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was a member of Wilson Grove Baptist Church and a former member of Golden Acre Baptist Church.

A visitation will be held today, Oct. 22, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at McEwen Mint Hill Chapel 7428 Matthews Mint Hill Road, Charlotte NC 28227.

The funeral will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at Wilson Grove Baptist Church, 6624 Wilgrove Mint Hill Rd, Mint Hill NC 28227.

Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens.

Please visit J.W.’s online memorial at