John W. Wilson, 78, of Monticello, passed away on January 26, 2020 at his granddaughter’s home in Star City.
He was born July 27, 1941 in Fair Oak, AR to the late Hubert Wilson and Myrtle Stevens Wilson.
Mr. Wilson retired from Timberland Enterprises as office manager over the chemical warehouse. He was a United States Army veteran of Vietnam and was a Christian.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert Wilson; and one granddaughter, Brianne Hoffman.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Wilson of Hector; three sons, David Wilson (Shannon) of Star City, John Paul Wilson (Jessie) and Ronald Wilson (Andrea) both of Wynne; two daughters, Rhonda Cathy of Wynne and Sharon Bennett of Jonesboro; four brothers, James Wilson (Darlene), Shorty Wilson (Yong), Kenny Wilson (Delinda) all of Wynne and Danny Joe Wilson of West Memphis; one sister, Barbara Faye Wilson of Wynne; one step-son, Kevin Hoffman (Peggy) of Hector; along with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 29 at 10 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Visitation one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 3600 Highway 163, in Birdeye, Arkansas.