John Kenneth “Jack” Wilson
August 3, 1947 - December 30, 2019
John Kenneth “Jack” Wilson, age 72, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 30, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Philadelphia, PA on August 3, 1947, he was a son of the late William O. and Laura E. (Snell) Wilson. Jack worked in retail his entire life, making many friends. He was a member of New Castle Baptist Church in New Castle, where he drove the church bus on Sundays. Jack had many children who always called him “Pop Pop Chicken.” Above all, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and dear friend to many.
In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert and Edward Wilson. He is survived by wife of 49 years, Laura Darlene (Mutter) Wilson; children, Brian R. Wilson (Tracy) and Jamie Wilson, both of Wilmington; siblings, William Wilson, Donald Wilson (Diane), June Bradley (Tim) and Kenneth Wilson (Sally Ann); grandchildren, Brandi-Ann, Tyler and Gage Wilson, all of Wilmington; sister-in-law, MaryAnn Wilson; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 1 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jack’s memory to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.