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James Kenneth Wilson

June 25, 1942 — August 24, 2022


James Kenneth Wilson

Mr. James Kenneth "Cotton"  Wilson, age 80 of Clyde Arnold Road in Starr, SC passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Hospice of the Upstate.

He was born on June 25, 1942, in Hartwell, GA., to the late John W. "Bud" Wilson and Marqueze Vickery Wilson.

Mr. Wilson was employed with Owens Corning as a lab tech for 31 years. He was a member of Abundant Life Baptist Church and a United States Army Reserve Veteran.

He is survived by his children; Rhonda White (Dennis) and stepchildren; Judy (John) Vanderveer, Rose Marie(Len) DeRamus, and Steven (Sharon) Norris, brother; Tommy Wilson, grandchildren; Brian "BJ" White, Amanda Cleveland (Daniel), Kim Lareau (Lane), Griffin, James, and Olivia Vanderveer, Nerissa Burns, Anthony Wilson, Josh (Melissa) DeRamus, great-grandchildren; Tyler Welborn, Logan Dowell, Gia Cleveland, Asher Lareau, and Nia Burns.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Lillie Mae Herring Wilson, brother; Larry Wilson, and sons, Brian and Todd Wilson.

Funeral services for Mr. Cotton Wilson will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at two o'clock in the Chapel of Coile and Hall Funeral Directors with Mr. Fred Greenway officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held in the Nancy Hart Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621

Arrangements are under the care of Coile and Hall Funeral Directors, 333 E. Johnson Street in Hartwell.

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