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William J. Wilson


William J. Wilson, 79, of Carrollton, passed away at Helia Healthcare of Jerseyville, on Friday, June 2, 2023 at 4:08 p.m.

He was born April 24, 1944, in Litchfield, to William Orville Wilson and Marguerite Zboyovski Wilson.

He was retired after having been a teacher for 34 years.  He taught special education and fifth grade at North Greene and Whitehall.

William enjoyed spending time with family and traveling.

He is survived by his special friend, Jackie Williams of Roodhouse and several cousins.

William was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Marguerite Wilson, II.

Gravesite services will be on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 12 p.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, is in charge of the arrangements.