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“May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76 ”
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2 of 7 | Posted by: Walter Lott - HOPKINS, SC

“Dear Betty,Tammy, Stephanie, Michael & grands, We are so saddened to hear of Jake's passing. We remember him fondly.As I watched the video, I so...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Michael & Carol Cribb - SC

“Betty, Tammy, Stephany, and Michael...You may not remember me, but I was certainly blessed to have you as neighbors when we moved to Cainhoyin 1988! ...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ellen Baker - Wando, SC - Friend

“Mrs. Betty, our heart & love goes out to you & your family. I remember playing my guitar & singing for y'all. We always loved seeing you & Mr. Jake...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Martha Foster Hill

“Ms. Betty, words can't express the feeling that overcome me as I read of Jake's passing. No other people that I know of, beside you and Jake, would...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Barry Gossett - North Charleston, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss.Jimmy and Kay Smith ”
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Jake Wilson, 75, of Wando, South Carolina, husband of Betty J. Wilson entered into eternal rest Saturday, November 3, 2018. His funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held at Spring Pond Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery, Andrews, SC at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in Stuhr's Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Born May 15, 1943 in Williamsburg County, South Carolina, he was one of three children of the late John W. Wilson and Eliza Blakeley Wilson. He graduated from Williamsburg High School, Class of 1961. Jake served in the National Guard Reserves and was a constable for DNR. Land management was his passion; he worked on his family farm, Wilson Farms, and dedicated 56 years as a caretaker for Cainhoy Plantation. Jake was a cowboy at Daniels Island for Harry Guggenheim.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Betty J. Wilson of Wando, SC; three children: Tammy W. Giannelli (Michael) of Wando, SC, Stephany W. Braddy (Travis) of McClellanville, SC and Michael J. Wilson (Melinda) of Andrews, SC; and six grandchildren: Richard J. Reynolds, Blakeley Reynolds, Morgan Giannelli, Cantley Wilson, Everette Wilson, and Abram Wilson; sister, Mattie Prosser of Andrews, SC and brother, John Wilson of Charleston.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mandy L. Wilson.