James (Jim) Cameron Wilson of Vassar, age 78, passed away early Sunday morning November 4, 2018.
Jim was born in Bay City on July 21, 1940 and was the son of the late James Alexander and Thelma (McNiven) Wilson. After high school, Jim served our country in the U.S. Army at the tail end of the Korean War. On November 3, 1962, Jim married Donna Perry, and together they have celebrated 56 years of marriage. Jim retired in 1987 from the Chevy Engine Plant after 30 years with General Motors. He also served his City of Vassar with 39 years on the Police Department.
Jim leaves his wife Donna; three children: Cameron (Debbie) Wilson, Todd Wilson, and Christine (Jim) Shoens: seven grandchildren: three great-grandchildren: and his sister, Margaret Miller.
The family has honored Jim’s wish and cremation has taken place. There will be a celebration of his life at the Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 with visitation beginning at noon and the memorial service beginning at 1 p.m. Jim’s daughter in-law Debbie Wilson will deliver Jim’s eulogy. The burial of Jim’s urn will be a private service held at a later time and date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider a donation to Heartland Hospice. Hanlin Funeral Home has been assisting the Wilson family with the arrangements. You’re welcome to express condolences, share a memory or light a candle at hanlinfuneralhome.com.

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