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Glen Wilson

Glen "Johnny" Wilson

Monday, December 9th, 1940 - Sunday, July 12th, 2020
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Obituary

Glen “Johnny” Wilson, 79, of Salem, VA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 12, 2020, at his home. He was born on Monday, December 9, 1940, to the late, Elizabeth L. and Walter Lee Wilson in Salem. Glen served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1957- 1965. After his military career, he worked and then later retired from General Electric in Salem. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing and spent a great deal of time outdoors, especially on his porch; and he looked forward to summer and sometimes fall beach vacations with his family. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Wilson; sisters, Ada King and Ruth Agee; and granddaughter, Sarah Anderson.
He is survived by his wife, Rose Mary Wilson; son, Glenn Lee Wilson; daughter, Beverly Wilson Anderson and husband, Kenny; grandchildren, Ashley McGuire (William), Brittney Bernier (Billy), Brandon Wilson (Lori), Matthew Anderson (Taylor), Mark Anderson and Emily Anderson; great-grandchildren, Emma, Kaylee, Kenzie, and Avery McGuire, and Aiden Luke Bernier; sister, Shirley Reese (Don); numerous nieces and nephews; and his canine companion, “Jack” also survive.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020, at Living Well Church of The Nazarene, 4335 West Main Street, Salem, VA, 24153, with Pastor Steve Parker officiating.
Friends may visit with the family from 1 p.m. until the service hour on Friday at the church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnmoakey.com.


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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 17th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 17th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Living Well Church of the Nazarene
    Address
    4335 West Main Street
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, July 17th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 17th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Living Well Church of the Nazarene
    Address
    4335 West Main Street
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Steve Parker

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Posted at 11:26am
I was so sorry to read Of Johnny's passing. My thoughts are with you.

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Becky Bott Martin and Sister Debbie McClure was sad to learn of the passing of Glen. We had been viewing updates on Facebook for several years and your family is so very close. I can tell Glen was cherished by you all.
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