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Jack D. Wilson
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Jack D. Wilson, 74, of Herrin, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Herrin Hospital in Herrin.
Jack was currently a bus monitor for the Carterville Bus System. Previously, he worked for Rural King in Carbondale, Ace Hardware in Energy, and his own small engine repair shop.
Jack was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Herrin where he was affectionately known as “Jack the Baptist”. He loved his church and was there any time that the doors were open.
Jack enjoyed traveling with his companion Kathy to various places to eat and especially Bald Knob Cross.
Jack was born May 27, 1943 to Fred and Linda (Ellendorf) Wilson in Ypsilanti, MI.
Jack was united in marriage with Donna Propes on September 12, 1987 in Ypsilanti, MI. She preceded him in death on January 6, 2012.
Jack is survived by his daughter, Sheila Kingston of Johnston City; two grandchildren, Brittany Kingston and her partner Allen Jones of Marion, and Landon Kingston of Johnston City; great grandson, Adrin Jones; step-grandson, Aaron Little; brother, Jerry Wilson of Michigan; sister and brother-in-law, Vicky and Chip Allstead of Michigan; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Roger and Lois Propes of Carbondale; sister-in-law, Jean Scott of Herrin; and several nieces and nephews.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
A Memorial Service will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Second Baptist Church in Herrin with Rev. Matt Frizzell officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Second Baptist Church. Inurnment will be at a later date at Herrin City Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses; envelopes will be available at the church.

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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Second Baptist Church

900 South 11th Street
Herrin, IL 62948

Memorial Service




1:00 PM
Second Baptist Church

900 South 11th Street
Herrin, IL 62948

Cemetery Details


Herrin City Cemetery

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Memorial Contribution

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home


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