Pelzer “Junior” R. Wilson, 82, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. Junior was born December 4, 1937 in Savannah, Georgia to Pelzer and Rose Clifton Wilson and lived there until joining the United States Air Force in 1958, after 22 years of service in the Air Force Junior retired as a declarated Master Sergeant, expert marksman and Vietnam Veteran. He was also retired from civil service at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska, moving to Reidsville in 1994. Junior loved to hunt, fish and attend the Liberty Auction in Pembroke. He was an avid gun collector and was a loving, caring, husband, father and grandfather. Junior was a member and deacon of Pineview Baptist Church.
He is survived by:
Wife, Marie Wilson of Reidsville, Georgia
Children, Arthur Wilson (Debra) of Anchorage, Alaska
Richard Bland (Sherry)
Larry Bland (Donna)
Cindy Shuman (John)
Glenda Monfils (Mark)
Denise Flowers (Matt) all of Reidsville, Georgia
Brother, Joey Wilson of Savannah, Georgia
Twelve Grandchildren, Fourteen Great Grandchildren and Several Other Relatives also survive.
Due to social distancing guidelines, private funeral services will be held, Friday, August 21, 2020.
Pallbearers: Alan Monfils, Brandon Shuman, Joe Arnold, Justin Flowers, Beau Bland,
In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459 and/or Pineview Baptist Church, c/o Maryann Swain, 1491 Levi Kennedy Road, Reidsville, Georgia 30453
Care and Services are entrusted to Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home, Glennville, Georgia.
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