March 30, 2018
Darlington, SC Earle Bratton Wilson, Jr. Earle B. Wilson, Jr., 90, of Darlington died Friday, March 30, 2018. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 2 PM in the Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, April 2, 2018 from 5 PM until 7 PM at the funeral home and at all other times at the home of Julian and Kelley Dickerson, 113 S. Ervin Street, Darlington. Mr. Wilson was born in Darlington County. He was the son of the late Earle B. and Della Alice Broome Wilson. He graduated from St. John’s High School in 1944. Following high school Earle B. attended and graduated from the University of South Carolina. He was a military veteran having served his country during WW II and in Korea aboard the USS Newcamp and the USS Orleans. When he returned from the war he went to work at the Darlington Post Office and worked there for 41 years before his retirement. He was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church since 1946 and The American Legion Post # 13. He enjoyed collecting guns, hunting and fishing. He also was a frequent visitor at Burger King and Joe’s Grill. Mr. Wilson served his community in many ways. He was a charter member of the Darlington Rescue Squad and a volunteer for The Red Cross. He served on the Darlington Fire Department for 62 years where he was honored as the “Fireman of the year” on three different occasions. He is predeceased by his wife of Sara Welch Wilson. Surviving are two sons, Charles Wilson (Holly) of Wilmington, NC and Earle B. Wilson III (Kathy) of Florida; two daughters, Vicki Norwood (Jimmy) and Kelley Dickerson (Julian) both of Darlington; grandchildren, Emily Wilson Kirchmeyer (Andrew), Earle Wilson, IV, Chad Wilson, Chase Wilson, Rhodes Dickerson, III (Macey), Bryant Dickerson, Tori Norwood, and Cole Norwood; and great grandchildren, Jaxon, William and Graham Kirchmeyer. Memorials may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, City of Darlington Fire Department, or the Darlington Rescue Squad.
Darlington, SC Earle Bratton Wilson, Jr. Earle B. Wilson, Jr., 90, of Darlington died Friday, March 30, 2018. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 2 PM in the Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Grove... View Obituary & Service Information
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