Wilson, George Donald James “Jim”

April 26, 1940 - October 02, 2020

WILSON, George Donald James “Jim” – Age 80 of Sarnia formally of Lambton County, passed away on Friday, October 02, 2020 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Jim was born in Enniskillen Township on April 26, 1940. Beloved husband of Norma Wilson (nee Preece) for 58 years. Loving father of Teresa (Bob) Gray of North Bay and Shanon (Bernadette) Wilson of Fonthill. Special grandfather of Bonnie (Sheldon) Humber of Kingston, Jessie Gray of Tofino, B.C., Avril of Fonthill, Amilia of Ottawa and Ashlynn Wilson currently of London and great grandfather of Alastor Humber. Dear brother of Marilyn Grant and brother in law of Jim (Susanne) Preece. Predeceased by his parents George and Carrie (McKay) Wilson and brother in law Charles Grant. Survived by many friends, nieces and nephews. Jim was proudly involved in Bluewater Chordsmen, Seaway Kiwanis Club of Sarnia, Lambton Federation of Agriculture, Antique and Classic Car Club Canada of Lambton County. Jim was an entrepreneur all his life and worked as a farmer, mechanic, real estate agent/broker and brought Subaru to Sarnia. Jim enjoyed travelling, antique cars and spending time with his family. Jim will be missed by all who knew him.

Funeral Details
A private family graveside service will be held at Black Creek Cemetery, Sombra Ontario.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Alzheimers Society or Heart Stroke Foundation (cheques mailed to the funeral home).

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  1. Dear Aunt Norma, Teresa and Shannon, We have fond memories of Uncle Jim, and while we can’t be with you physically this weekend, please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Sincerely Neil, Karen, Alex and Mitchell

  2. Our sincere condolences to Norma and families in your loss of Jim. May all your precious memories help at this difficult time. Dave & Norma Wilson

  3. Sorry to hear of Jim’s passing Norma, We fondly remember the good times as well as the fun we had during the car club days. Stay well, John and Betty

  4. Norma and family. We are so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. We had a lot of fun on our car tours and activities. He made many friends along the way and we will remember him always. Our deepest sympathies. ACCCC Car Club, Chemical Valley Region.

  5. On behalf of The Dawn Township Historical Society, we wish to express our sincere condolences on the passing of George Donald James Wilson. May God give you His Peace and Understanding

  6. Norma and family. We are so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. He made many friends along the way and we will remember him always. Our deepest sympathies.
    Love Mike and Sue West

  7. Norma We were so saddened to learn of Jim’s passing and our prayer thoughts are with you and your family. He certainly had a full and interesting life and has left many memories for you to cherish. Love from us both….Lynn and Helen

  8. Norma and Family
    We are sadden to hear the passing of Jim. His friendship and interesting conversations regarding agriculture tried to help farmers. May the love of friends give you comfort an strength at this difficult time. I will miss him.

    Our Deepest Sympathy
    Doyle & Gayle Patterson

  9. Dear Norma, Teresa, Shanon and families,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Jim.
    Sincere sympathy and love,
    Rosemary Bradshaw

  10. Sincere sympathy to Norma & family & to Marilyn on the passing of Jim. Les bought a car from Jim years ago, our granddaughter & her family live in the nice house that you built in Brigden. I also remember going to church dinners at Rosedale United Church a lot of years ago & seeing Jim & Marilyn there. It helps to remember the good times you had together. Marie Sheppard

  11. Dear Norma and family,
    Our sincere sympathy for Jim, He was a great guy, husband, father, and grandfather and great grandfather and will be sadly missed.
    Sincerely Rosalie, Joe, Anna, Dan and family.

  12. Norma and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Al and Kathy Butler ( Wilson )

  13. Our deepest sympathy to all of you on Jim’s passing. Treasure the memories you have of happy times together, we pray they will help ease the grief you are going through now.

  14. Norma, Teresa, Shannon, and Families, Deepest sympathies to each of you at this very difficult time. Jim held a special spot in my heart as each of you do. Wonderful memories of talks and times spent with Jim when he worked for my Dad and remained Dad’s friend in the years that followed. May God hold you tight in his arms, Love Deanna

    Deepest Sympathy to you are well Marilyn as you say good bye to you brother. (((Hugs))) Deanna

  15. Larry and I (friends of Shannon and Bernadette and the girls) are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  16. So sorry to hear of the passing of Jim our deepest sympathies. Also Marilyn as I knew the family for many years.. a difficult time for all. Gord BarbLeaper

  17. Norma and family :
    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing , our sincere condolences .

    Betty Babbitt
    Lanna Pratt

  18. Dear Norma…. our sincere condolences to you and your family. May you feel the peace and comfort of God’s presence during this difficult time ❤️