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Charles Ray Wilson

March 29, 1940 — November 26, 2020

Graveside Funeral Services for Charles Ray Wilson will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at the St. James Cemetery in Bassfield. Mr. Wilson, age 80, passed away from this life on Thursday, November 26, 2020, in Hattiesburg. Fr. Chinnappa Raj Mark will officiate. Saulters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Brandon Dyess, Buddy Smith, Wayne Wilson, B.J. Wilson, Lee Kirby, and Zach Bennett. Charles Ray Wilson was born on March 29, 1940, in Monticello to Woodrow Wilson and Helen Rosalee Watson Wilson. Mr. Wilson was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Mr. Wilson was also a veteran of the Mississippi National Guard. He was a UPS driver for almost 29 years and a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Preceding Mr. Wilson in death were his mother and father; his wife, Hilda Ann Howard Wilson; and a brother, James Tony Wilson. Survivors include 3 daughters, Katherine Renee’ Dyess of Hattiesburg, Marla Ann Wilson of Bassfield, and Shayna Lee Smith (Buddy) of Petal; 3 sons, Charles Anthony Wilson of Hattiesburg, Shawn Wilson of San Diego, CA, and James Emitt Wilson of Bassfield; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and 4 brothers, Bob Wilson of Springfield, IL, Glenn Wilson of Bassfield, Don Wilson, also of Springfield, IL, and Andy Wilson of Bassfield; as well as a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.
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Graveside Service

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

St. James Cemetery

, Bassfield, MS 39421

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