Freddie Leroy Wilson, Sr


Freddie L. Wilson, Sr., was born in Camden, SC, on July 5, 1928, he was the son of Luther E. Wilson and Nellie Capell Wilson Anderson.


On February 4, 1926, Freddie Wilson was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Mrs. Thelma Rebecca Wilson Bullock.


Freddie L. Wilson, Sr., 88, of Camden passed away December 13, 2016.

He served in the Marine Corps during WWII. He was a member of the American Legion Post #17 and the Marine League. Mr. Wilson was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Camden. He conducted services at Karesh Wing and was a chaplain with KershawHealth. He retired from DuPont and enjoyed bird-watching.

Surviving were his children, Sophia Wilson Ardis of Columbia, Freddie L. “Troy” Wilson (Stephanie) of Camden, Cindy Dinkins (Chet) of Sumter, and Gloria Hannah (Ronnie) of Canton, NC; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Margie Thompson.

He was predeceased by a grandchild, Dawn Caulder; sister, Thelma Bullock; brothers, Herbert Wilson, Coleman Wilson, Woodrow Wilson, Mendel Wilson, and John Henry Wilson.

Funeral services were held Friday at 12:30 pm at Powers Funeral Home, with burial in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, officiate by Reverend Sammie Geddings. The family received friends from 11am – 12:30pm at the Funeral Home.

Located in Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA (Photo added by Remember me)

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