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Obituary of William Wilson, Jr

William Wilson Jr, 70 transitioned from his life on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at his home in Andover Township, N.J, due to natural causes. He was born on April 13, 1952, in Camden, N.J. to the late William Wilson Sr. and Cora Stokes Wilson. "Willie" (as he was commonly known) attended Camden City Public Schools and worked at Chubby's in Camden N.J. He later left Chubby's and joined the US Military Marine Corp in 1972 during the Vietnam War. Soon after in 1976 he married his wife Sharon Purnell and, in that union, they had two children, William Purnell and Carol Wilson. In addition, William had two children, Tyria Wilson and Jazmine Wilson in another relationship. William was the life of the party and loved to dance and listen to music. William loved spending lime with his family and friends. Some of his hobbies included: basketball, baseball and boxing. WilIie leaves to cherish his memory: spouse, Sharon Purnell Wilson of Deptford, N.J, one son, William Purnell of Deptford, N.J, three daughters, Carol Wilson Jackson (Roy Jackson, son-in-law) of Woodbury, N.J, Tyria Wilson of Barrington,N.J Jazmine Wilson of Barrington,N.J; seven grandchildren, Tyhee Purnell, Lailona Wilson, Ciarra Wilson, Marcus Davenport, Ta'Nina Wilson, Dezmin Wilson, and Shia Butler. Three brothers, Larry (Joann) Wilson, Michael (Grace) Wilson and Jackie Wilson. Three sisters, Valerie (Daniel) Wilson Graves, Mamie Lee Wilson, and Carol (Tory) Smith, as well as a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Too many to mention, but never forgotten.
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Friday
29
April

Viewing

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, April 29, 2022
May Funeral Home
1001 S. 4th St.
Camden, New Jersey, United States
856-541-0494
Friday
29
April

Service

11:00 am
Friday, April 29, 2022
May Funeral Home
1001 S. 4th St.
Camden, New Jersey, United States
856-541-0494

Interment

Harleigh Cemetery
Haddon Ave
Camden, New Jersey, United States