Roy "Jack" Wilson, 83, of Nemacolin, Pa.,
died Thursday, March 20, 2003 at 11:12 p.m. in Uniontown (Pa.)
Hospital after a long illness.
He was born
December 10, 1919 in Fairchance, Pa., son of George and Winnifred
"Jack" was Protestant by faith, a resident of
Nemacolin for 74 years, retired Coal Miner from Buckeye Mine with 42
years service, and 60-year member of United Mine Workers of America
He was a Veteran of World War II who served in
the 5th Army 633rd Anti-Aircraft Battalion in nine major battles
under General George S. Patton.
Three brothers, William, Arthur and Maitland Wilson,
and parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by three
brothers: George L. Wilson, Holbrook, Pa., Arnold Wilson, Charlotte,
North Carolina, and Glenn Wilson, Westland, Michigan; sisters:
Bernice Johnston, Tampa, Florida, Irene Lewellyn, Charlotte, North
Carolina, Mildred Mills, Tampa, Florida, and Gladys Wilson with whom
he made his home; also several nieces and nephews.
will be received in the PAUL MICHAEL LESAKO FUNERAL HOME INC., 204
Dowlin Avenue, Carmichaels, Pa., today from 3 to 5 p.m. and Monday,
March 24, from 10 a.m. until the Service at 11 a.m.
will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Jefferson, Pa.