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Memorial Gathering

Wagon Wheel
Saturday August 28th, 2021

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John "Jack" Wilson

John (Jack) Richard Wilson passed away July 21, 2021, at Parkview Manor in Wellman, Iowa. Jack had been struggling with colon cancer for several months. There will be no burial service and as per Jack’s wishes, he has been cremated. A gathering will be 5:00-7:00PM, Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Wagon Wheel, 521 East 7th Street, Washington, Iowa 52353

Jack was born on March 7, 1954, the son of Eugene Woodrow Wilson and Mary Ellen Wilson Nichols.

Those who knew Jack knew how he loved to work on cars. He worked most of his life working as a mechanic and worked for different auto dealers in Washington. Jack had Parkinson’s disease but when he had a wrench in his hand you would not know it. Jack was an avid mud truck driver and demo derby driver.

Jack is survived by a daughter April Ayala of Ottumwa, his sister Linda Wilson Smith of Crawfordsville, and sister Genie Davis of Washington. Jack is also survived by many nieces and nephews, and a special person in his life, Sarah Piper. Jack is now with his mom and dad and sister Barb Curl.

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I ran around with Jack as a teenager. Always treated me like a queen. A truly good man. Rest easy Jack and fly with the Angels

Mary Kleineberg Aug 6 2021 12:00 AM

Jack was a neighbor and a good friend , always enjoyed hanging with Jack . Rest peaceful old friend .

Dan Morrison Jul 23 2021 12:00 AM

Haven't seen Jack for ages, but we had fun giving each other a hard time back in the day.....at pool league & pool tourneys, & also in the salon.RIP Jack

Ron & Robin Shull Jul 22 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Jack. I was able to work with him and call him a friend. we had alot of laughs and fun during and after work. he will be missed. Bill Miller

Bill Miller Jul 22 2021 12:00 AM

JAck you were loved by many so going home to be with your family is wonderful. Thinking of you with love and you will be missed.Tom & Peg Redlinger

Tom & Peg Redlinger Jul 21 2021 12:00 AM