James T. Wilson, 89, of Mount Vernon, Illinois died with his loving family at his side on November 9, 2020 at his home. Jim was born July 28, 1931 in DuQuoin, Illinois. He was the son of the late Ralph J. Wilson and Violet (Eubanks) Wilson. In 1954 Jim married his wife, Maxine (Lyons) Wilson, at the First Methodist Church in Mount Vernon. He is survived by his wife, Maxine, a retired R.N. and their two sons, Joe and his wife Sheila of Orrville, Ohio and David of Mount Vernon, and many nieces and nephews in Southern Illinois, the Saint Louis area, and Florida.
A Private Funeral Service will be held and interment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials may be made in James’ honor to Logan Street Baptist Church Building Fund or the Baptist Children’s Home.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.