John Gerald "Jerry" Wilson
Jerry Wilson, loving father and grandfather passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 5, 2013. Jerry was a retired PhD Clinical Psychologist for the State of Michigan Correctional Facilities. He served in the Naval Air Reserves. He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of California, Berkley, Masters and PhD from Michigan State University.
Jerry loved to work out and was named member of the month at Snap Fitness at age 76. He loved to read, listen to music, watch sports and write poetry. He loved the San Francisco Forty-Niner's, Cal and Michigan State. He published his first book of poetry in 2008. He lived in Florida for 15 years and reunited with his family for the best 9 years of his life. He is survived by his three children, Dawn (Troy) Kibbey, Holly (Ray) Normington, and Jon Scott (Lisa) Wilson; former wife, Carol Wilson; sister, Mary Duncan of California; ten grandchildren, Jessy (Nick), Shelby, Jeni (Kelly), Tony (Emily), Taylor (Emily), Cody, Lindsey, Tony (Kristen), Lexi (Ben), Bailey (Abel); one great-grandchild, Carlee, and one on the way. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M. at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 S. Jefferson, Mason, Michigan. Contributions in Jerry's memory may be made to the VFW National Home for Children, 3573 S. Waverly Road, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827.
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