James Wilson

April 3, 1935 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 85)


Lisbon -               It is with great sadness; the family of James E. Wilson announces his passing on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 10:30 AM. He had been residing with his daughter, Susan, and her husband, Peter Kearns due to an injury he sustained May 16, 2019.

            Jim was born in Lisbon April 3, 1935 to the late Jesse and Jessamine (Price) Wilson.

            Jim served in the U.S Army for 3 years from 1955 to 1958.

            He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Thompson) Wilson; daughter Susan and son-in-law Peter Kearns, a son, Thomas J. and daughter-in-law Rona Wilson; grandchildren: Brian, Daniel, James, Ashley, and Samantha as well as 7 great-grandchildren.

            Jim was a member of the First United Methodist Church, New Lisbon Masonic Lodge No. 65, Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville, and F.O.E. Aerie 2216.

            A 1953 graduate of Lisbon David Anderson High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Youngstown State University. He went on to establish and work for MPI Label Systems in Sebring for more than forty years, retiring 2007.

            Because of Covid-19 restrictions, a memorial service officiated by the Rev. Bobby Rathburn will be held for his immediate family Thursday at the Weber Funeral Home. Interment will be at Lisbon Cemetery at a later date.

            In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Buckeye Hospice for their kindness and support, 810 Boardman Canfield Rd., Boardman, OH 44512.    


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Lisbon Cemetery
1 Elm Street
Lisbon, Ohio 44432

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