William Jim Wilson

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William "Jim" Wilson

May 26, 1925 - December 05, 2018

William Jim Wilson ALEXANDRIA [mdash] William "Jim" Wilson, 93, passed away peacefully at Vermillion Place in Anderson on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.
He was born May 26, 1925, in rural Alexandria to Morris and Margaret (Laws) Wilson. He grew up on the family farm and loved being outdoors.
Jim was a graduate of Alexandria High School Class of 1943. He also attended Purdue University. Jim was retired from the Madison County Highway Department and was well known in the area as an expert heavy equipment operator. He was a gentle soul who loved to tell a good story about growing up on the farm or about some adventure he had as a young man. His warm smile and infectious ways will be missed by many.
He is survived by his children, James Matthew Wilson, Darin LeAnne (Tim) Cox, Danielle Suzanne (Alan) Clashman and Hedi Lorraine Wilson; sister-in-law, Frieda Wilson of Anderson; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, John Wilson, and twin infant brothers.
Services honoring Jim's life and legacy will take place at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in the Owens Funeral Home, 412 N. Harrison St., Alexandria, with Pastor Jerry Young officiating. Cremation will follow the services. Friends may call at the Owens Funeral Home after 3 p.m. prior to the service.
Owens Funeral Home is honored to care for Jim and once again serve the Wilson family.
Online condolences: www.owensmemorialservices.com.
Published on December 5, 2018
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Friday December 07, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Owens Funeral Home

412 North Harrison Street, Alexandria, IN, USA

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Friday December 07, 2018

5:00 PM

Owens Funeral Home

412 North Harrison Street, Alexandria, IN, USA


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