The Obit For Jack Wilson

John J. "Jack" Wilson

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on May 16, 2010

Wilson, John J. Jack Asleep in Jesus Wednesday, May 12, 2010.

Loving husband of LaVerne K. Wilson (Knobbe), deceased; brother of James L. Wilson; father of 6 children (Jack, Nancy, Dan, Karen Bircher, Keith, and Mark); grandfather to 15 treasured grandchildren, and special friend to many.

Jack was born February 9, 1925 in St. Louis, MO, served in the Air Force and later graduated from St. Louis University in 1950. Jack was President and Owner of A.M. Salon Equipment Company from 1956-2000.

Jack was an athlete and 4-year varsity letterman at St. Louis University High (19391943) in both football and baseball, played minor league baseball for the St. Louis Browns, and was an avid golfer.

Services: A memorial service will be held Tuesday May 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a lunch to celebrate Jack's life.

Location: St. Catherine Laboure Church, 9740 Sappington Rd., St. Louis, MO 63128.

Memorial contributions will be appreciated to Campus Crusade for Christ (Africa Project).