Willie Wilson

Willie Wilson Obituary

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Age - 70

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October 7, 2023

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Beloit, WI

"Willie A. Wilson, 70, of Beloit, WI, died on Friday, September 29, 2023 at Beloit Memorial Hospital. He was born on September 15, 1953 in Beloit, WI, the son of Lawrence and Eudene (Edwards) Wilson. Willie was a graduate of South Beloit High School. He married Jane Frances Warner on July 1, 1999 in Las Vegas, NV. Willie was formerly married to Joann White-Wilson (August 1975). Willie was employed by the Beloit Corporation, retiring in 2000. He was a devoted husband, loved his family, and would go out of his way to help anyone. He enjoyed playing and watching tennis. Willie was a Rock County Champion in tennis and won many tournaments. He also enjoyed listening to music, playing cards, and was both an avid pool player and dart player, and taught multiple youths how to drive. Survivors include his wife, Jane Frances Wilson; daughter, Javonne (Jerome) Wainwright of Beloit; step-daughters, Jane Coppernoll, Christy Coppernoll both of Beloit, and Rocshelle Warner of Nashville, TN; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren; brothers, Larry (Judy) Wilson of Racine, WI, Lee Henry (Kristin) Wilson, and Tracy Wilson both of Rockford, IL; brothers-in-law, William (Mary) Coppernoll of Onalaska, WI, Arthur (Karin) Coppernoll of Ladysmith, WI, and Matthew (Jean) Coppernoll of Beloit, WI; special friends, Glen McAllister and nephew, Donnie Listenbee; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. He was predeceased by his parents; daughter, Melissa Wilson; sisters, Florine (Lonnie C. ) Listenbee and Lorine (Wilber) Sandlin; brother, Willie James Wilson. A Funeral Service will be at 3:00 p. m. on Friday, October 6, 2023 in the Daley Murphy Wisch \u0026amp; Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Rd. , Beloit, WI, with his cousin, Minister Gary Collins officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation of Remembrance will be from 2:00 p. m. until the time of service on Friday in the funeral home. "

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