James Howard Wilson

James Wilson

   James Howard Wilson of League City, Texas, passed away July 9, 2016. He was born in Winston-Salem NC, June 28, 1943, and was the fifth child of Thomas Lusk Wilson and Ronnie Mary Tarply Wilson.

  Jim graduated from Griffith High School in Winston-Salem NC in 1961. In 1962 he joined the Air Force, where he served for over 30 years. He was also active in the reserves.

  On June 18, 1966 He was married to Cheslen Kay McGlothlin Wilson, in Abilene, Texas.  

  He came to Ellington Air Force Base in Houston, Texas in 1976, and retired in 2002. Later on, Jim worked for Clear Creek School System, a job that he truly loved, for 8 years.

  He is survived by his wife, Cheslen Kay Wilson, daughter, Rhonda Lynn Spence (husband Craig Spence) and grandchildren, Amanda, Chelsea, Chance and Angela. He is also survived by his son, Thomas Oran Wilson and brother-in-law, Mark Simpson of North Carolina and other beloved family members.