James E. Wilson of Florida, N.Y., a retired machine operator for Georgia Pacific in Warwick and a lifelong resident of the area, passed away on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, in Warwick. He was 72.
The son of Matthew F. and Mildred D. Groom Wilson, he was born on Oct. 17, 1946, in Warwick.
James was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam Era.
Survivors include his brother Matthew F. Wilson Jr. and his wife Eileen of Mountaindale; his sister Patsy Markowski of Florida, N.Y.; his nieces and nephews Matthew F. Wilson III and his wife Sandy; Gary L. Wilson Jr.; Erich James Kerber and his wife Tammy; Dennis R. Wilson and his wife Holly; Monica Pennings and her husband Jack and Lynn Ann Revella and her husband Nick. He is also survived by several grandnieces and grandnephews.
James was predeceased by his brother Gary Lee Wilson Sr.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by Strong Basile Funeral Home (477-8240 or www.ocfuneralhomes.com).