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George R. Wilson

June 1, 1935 — November 2, 2023

Beckley, WV

On November 2, 2023, George Rigby Wilson of Beckley passed away at the age of 88 after a brief illness.
The second of two children, George was the second son of the late Robert and Maggie Wilson.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert F. Wilson.
He was the husband to the love of his life, Betty S. Wilson who preceded him in death.  George is survived by his daughter, Rebecca Wilson-Bartock and her husband, Eric and his grandson, Brendan.  Also, his sisters-in law, Barbara Southern and Carol Hess Wilson.  
He was a graduate of West Virginia Tech.  We worked at BJW Printing and Bluefield Paper Supply.
George was a member of many organizations and clubs.  Throughout his life he was active in Kiwanis Club, the Beckley Car Club, the Moose Lodge and Salvation Army.  He also had been active in Printing Industries of Virginia's and Printing Industries of the South.. George attended United Methodist Temple.
He will be remembered as a generous man who never met a stranger.  He always had a joke or a story to tell.  He was fortunate to have had many friends throughout his life.

Services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at United Methodist Temple with Dr. Steve Gedon officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to United Methodist Temple or Hospice of Southern West Virginia.

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

United Methodist Temple

Templeview Dr., Beckley, WV

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Tuesday, November 7, 2023

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United Methodist Temple

Templeview Dr., Beckley, WV

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