James “Jim” “Eddie” Wilson, Sr.

January 12, 1930 - September 17, 2017

01/12/1930 - 09/17/2017

James, “Jim”, “Eddie”, Wilson, Sr., 87, passed away with his loving family at his side on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Wheeling Hospital.
Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Louise Wilson.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Wilson, 2 sons; James E. Wilson, Jr., of Wheeling and Ken ( Dr. Jody Oelschlager) Wilson of St. Clairsville, OH.
Jim was a Korean War veteran and a Purple Heart recipient and was retired from Allied/Olin Chemical Company.
He was a 1948 graduate of Sherrard High School and was a former Little League Baseball coach for the South Wheeling Indians, which he was passionate about and love working with the children.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice in Jim’s honor.
Arrangements by the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, where online condolences may be sent to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

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Williams Family
5 years ago

Condolences to the Wilson family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, “heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds.” May God bring you comfort and peace.

The Werner Family
6 years ago

Mrs.Wilson,Jim and Kenny,so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing.He was a kind and gentle man and was very good to the many kids he coached in South Wheeling.Men like him don’t come don’t come along very often.Our prayers are with you.

Melanie (Comer) Phillips
6 years ago

Dorothy and family so sorry for your loss.

Rosemary Purpura
6 years ago

Dorothy and sons so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. He was a very nice man