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John Wilson

December 23, 1962 — August 1, 2022

Bessemer City, NC

John Henry Wilson, age 59, of Bessemer City, NC, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022, at his residence.

John was born Sunday, December 23, 1962, in Chester County, SC to the late John Jefferson Wilson, Jr. and Eva Maxine Brown. John loved playing cards and was always a jokester.  His brothers and sisters loved him and will miss him dearly.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa Wilson.

Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, David Nance, and John Wilson; brothers and sisters, Minnie Cooke, Debbie Cook, Linda Lawson, Ruthie Brindle, Alex Wilson, Scott Wilson, Kay Trent, Mary Boatwright; grandchildren, Hunter, Dallas, Serenity, and Anthony; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

There are no formal services planned at this time.

Carolina Simple Services has been entrusted with arrangements.

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