James LaRue Wilson

January 9, 1951 - March 28, 2019
James LaRue Wilson


James LaRue Wilson, age 68 passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at his home in Castle Hayne.

James was born in Wilmington, NC on January 9, 1951 to the late James A. Wilson and Essie Smith Wilson. He was preceded in death by his wife Valerie Wilson.

James was a hard worker and had many jobs including a mechanic at R W Moore Equipment Co. and was a window and siding installer before his retirement.

James is survived by his three sons, Jason Wilson, Michael Wilson, and Timothy James “TJ” Wilson, daughter, Vanessa Locklear; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Marilyn Garner Marlowe, and Mary Byrd; two brothers, George Wilson and Carl Wilson.

Memorial service will be held 1 pm Monday, April 8, 2019 at Oakdale Cemetery 520 N. 15th St., Wilmington. Family gathering to follow at the home of Mary Byrd, 50 Shadow Dr., Rocky Point, NC

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  • March 29, 2019
    Krystal vail says:
    Jw was a inspiration to many he always knew how to make u laugh when u were down n he made sure u were good before he was. He will be missed by many.

  • March 30, 2019
    Pamela Harts says:
    Rest In Peace JW

  • April 01, 2019
    Barbara Lewis ( Bobbie Cottle) says:
    I haven't seen James in a long time. I can't remember his Nick Name. He was a sweet little boy.

  • April 01, 2019
    Barbara Lewis ( Bobbie Cottle) says:
    He was such a cute and sweet little boy. I haven't seen the family in many years. So sorry for his early passing.

  • April 05, 2019
    mr a mrs charles cameron says:
    he was family to me i love james wilso he was chally est friend he was famliy RIPjw