James Lee Wilson, 57 years, of Hamilton, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. James was born March 15, 1956 in Angola, Indiana, the son of the late Marlin Gerald and Naomi Jean (Cole) Wilson. He was a 1974 graduate of Hamilton High School. James worked as a farmer his entire life. James was a member of the Metz Christian Church as well as the Bethlehem Christian Union Church near Edon. James was a farm toy collector. He always enjoyed hunting and hanging around the barn.
Preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Becky Jo Wilson, James is survived by several close friends, Tom and Betty Trausch of Edon; Roland and Roberta Holiday of Hamilton, Doug and Tina Holiday of Angola, as well as their children, Drew and Dougie Holiday, Catlyn Helmuth and his special buddy, Dylan Holiday;
Funeral services for James Lee Wilson will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, December 16, 2013 in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 3985 East Church Street, Hamilton with Pastor Mike Hesterman officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Cemetery. Visitation for James Lee Wilson will be held one hour prior to the service on Monday in the funeral home.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to Metz Christian Church 1945 South 800 East, Angola, Indiana, 46703 or to Bethlehem Christian Union Church, 4016 County Road M50, Edon, Ohio 43518.