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James Robert Wilson / April 08, 2021

James Robert “Jim Bob” Wilson, 38, died Friday, April 2, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Dec. 28, 1982 to Larry Elliott Wilson and Betty Jane Maxey Wilson and is survived by his wife, Andrea Wilson.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, ATV riding and anything outdoors.

Left to cherish his memories are his father, Larry Elliott Wilson and friend Patsy; mother, Betty Jane Maxey Wilson and Anthony; sister, Michelle Humphries and Billy; sister, Susan Wilson and Brady; niece, Kristen Humphries and nephew, Scott Wilson.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Wilson.

A funeral will be held Friday, April 9 at 2 p.m. at North Fork Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from noon-2 p.m. at the church.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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