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James Wilson, 66, Liberty, KY (1949-2016)

Mr. Wilson was a sawmill worker and enjoyed the outdoors while hunting and fishing. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was born in Casey County, KY, was a resident of the county at the time of his death in Lexington, KY, and his final resting place will be in Casey County. He was the son of James and the late Stella Jones Wilson, who survive, as does his wife, Mary Ann Wilson. He leaves nine direct living descendants.
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James Wilson, of Liberty KY, passed away Saturday January 9, 2016 in Lexington, KY, at the VA Medical Center. He was 66.

Funeral Services will be 2pmCT, Sunday, January 10, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Ted Stidham officiating. Burial will follow in the Poplar Springs Cemetery, with military honors by the Casey County Honor Guard. Visitation is Sunday, from 10amCT/11amET until service time.

James Wilson, 66, Liberty, KY (1949-2016)

Born September 14, 1949 in Casey County, Kentucky, he was the son of James and the late Stella Jones Wilson. He died Saturday, January 9, 2016, in Lexington, Fayette County, KY, at the age of 66 years, three months, and 26 days.

Mr. Wilson was a sawmill worker and enjoyed the outdoors while hunting and fishing. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Other survivors include his wife, Mary Ann, whom he married February 19, 1972, and the following:
  • Two sons: James David and Gerald Oscar Wilson, both of Liberty, KY

  • Two daughters: Connie Sue (Tim) Robertson and Carla (John) Durham, both of Liberty, KY

  • Five grandchildren: LeAnn Durham, Wade Durham, Abbie Durham, Erin Clark and Megan Robertson

  • Three brothers: Johnny, Steven and Jerry (Sherri) Wilson, all of Liberty, KY

  • One sister: Betty Gadberry of Liberty, KY
Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by one sister, Brenda Staton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to offset funeral expenses.

Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.

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