James Carl Wilson, age 88, of Middletown, KY passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019, at Hosparus Health of Louisville. He was a US Navy veteran who served in the Korean War. He was also a retired Louisville firefighter and finished his professional career as a courier supervisor at Clinical Pathology Associates. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a devoted member of St. Michael Catholic Church. Jim was proceeded in death by his two sons, Daniel L Wilson and Mark J. Wilson. In addition, he was also preceded in death by siblings Frances D. Brewer and Paul A. Wilson.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 63 years, Shirley A. Wilson; daughters, Cheri A. Gustafson (Arlen), Kathleen A. Bowles, Ann Jerde Wilson (Mark); and sons, James C. Wilson Jr (Angela), and Barry A. King (Daniel). Jim has nine grandchildren, Wesley, Beige, Austin, Clint, Zachariah, Mark, Savannah, Nina, Sofia, and one great-grandchild, Tucker. He is also blessed with many loving friends and extended family.
Visitation will be 3 to 8 pm on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions, East Louisville Chapel, 235 Juneau Drive in Middletown. Mass of Celebration will be 11 am, Friday, February 15, 2019 at St. Michael Catholic Church, 3705 Stone Lakes Drive, Louisville, KY. Burial will follow after the mass in Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Hosparus of Louisville.
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