William Leonard Wilson, Sr

William Leonard Wilson
November 7, 1928 ~ September 9, 2018
89 Years Old
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel


William Leonard Wilson Sr was born on 07 Nov 1928 in Bethune, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of James Wilson and Janie Bell Collins Wilson.


William L Wilson was counted in the census on 01 May 1930 in De Kalb, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 1-year-old, male, white, son. Also in the home was his father, James Wilson; his mother, Janie B Wilson; his siblings, Virginia V Wilson and James F Wilson; and his grandfather, Richard R Wilson.


On December 9, 2005, Leonard Wilson was mentioned as the living brother on the obituary of Mrs Virginia Wilson Brazell.


He died on 09 Sep 2018. He was buried on 18 Sep 2018 in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Forest Law Memorial Park.



A service to celebrate the life of William Leonard Wilson, Sr., age 89, of Camden will be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Emmanuel Baptist Church. The Rev. Gene Stokes will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Monday, September 17, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, PO Box 798, Camden, SC 29021.

Mr. Wilson died Sunday, September 9, 2018. He was born in Bethune, the son of the late James Wilson and Janie Collins Wilson. Mr. Wilson retired from Camden Concrete after 35 years.

Surviving Mr. Wilson are a son, William Leonard Wilson, Jr. (Harriet) of Chapin; daughters Deborah W. Blevins (Ronney) of Lugoff, and Ginger Butler Thomas (Michael) of Greenville; grandchildren Benjamin W. Wilson, Brie L. Graham, Nancy Snyder, Crystal Jordan, Ronney Blevins, Jr., Beth Paschos, Katie Hiemer, Wil Butler; twelve great grandchildren; sisters Alma, Geneva, and Margaret; and brother Louis.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Wilson was predeceased by his wife, Marion Tidwell Wilson; a son, Ben Kirby Wilson; 3 brothers and a sister.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Celebration of Life Service
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
11:00 AM
Emmanuel Baptist Church
1643 McRae Road


On November 5, 2023, William L. Wilson, Jr. was mentioned as the deceased father in the obituary of Nancy Virginia “Ginger” Wilson Thomas.

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