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Wilson A. Ham, Jr.
  • Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to:
  • Christ Community Lutheran Church
    8315 Dorchester Road
    North Charleston, SC 29418
  • and/or:
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
    1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • and/or:
  • Advent Lutheran Church
    3347 Rivers Avenue
    North Charleston, SC 29405

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“Snookie and family. We just heard about Wilson . We are so sorry. Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you all. Don and Gayl Bracken ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Snookie and family, I just heard of Wilson's passing this morning at Church. May the many wonderful memories y'all share be with you at this time...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Kathy Wiita-Fisk - SC

“Snooki and family, so sad to hear about Wilson. Will always fondly remember our German dinner with you. Prayers and positive thoughts. Joyce benzing...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: A friend


4 of 19 | Posted by: Thelma Adams - North Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry to hear that Wilson has passed. I served with him in the ARCOM. He was always so kind and very level headed in his approaches. He will...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: LtCol Mansle (Joe) Raines, USAR, Ret - SC

“Snookie, My prayers are with you in this time of grief. It's been a long time since we lived on English Street, but I still remember my childhood...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda Whitford Neal - Blacksburg, SC

“Wilson will be remembered as a man of his word. He may not say much, but when he spoke, people listened. Of all the people in our congregation at...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Cheryl Peters - Charleston, SC

“Snooki, I'm so sorry for your loss. Wilson was a lovely dignified gentleman. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Elaine Towns - Charleston, SC

“Words cannot express our sadness. May the comfort of God help you through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family....Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Art & Paula Mullinax - SC

“I am so sorry Snookie for the loss of your wonderful husband. I enjoyed our lunches together. I am praying for you and your family during this...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: LISA GAINES - Clyde, NC

“My deepest condolences to the family and friends. I have worked with Angela for decades and know how much she loved her daddy. I will keep you all in...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Natalie Geiger - Charleston, SC

“Rest in peace, Wilson. You have been a great neighbor and friend. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Jack Leonard - Goose Creek, SC

“Rest in Peace Wilson. You have been a great neighbor and friend. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Jack Leonard - Goose Creek, SC

“Rest In Peace Wilson. You have been a great neighbor and friend. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Jack Leonard - Goose Creek, SC, SC

“RIP Wilson, Great friend and neighbor. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Jack Leonard

“I was saddened to read of Wilson's passing and extend my sincerest condolences to the Ham family. I knew Wilson from military service in both the...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: MICHAEL BARRETT - CHARLESTON, SC

“Mr. Ham was one of our most favorite people on the planet and he will be sorely missed by our entire family. Our most heartfelt condolences to all of...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Deborah Hallman - Summerville, SC

“I will miss his sweet smile! (Sadly, I will be out of town and unable to attend his service. Much love to Snookie and the family.). ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Michele Litchfield - Charleston, SC

“Wilson you will be missed. I always had a good time with you at the pond parties. Prayers for the family in this great time of sorrow. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Susan Day - Hollywood, SC


Wilson A. Ham, Jr., 78, of Moncks Corner, SC, husband of Margaret Pessier Ham "Snookie", died Friday, September 28, 2018. The family will receive friends Thursday, October 4, 2018, in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. where a prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 5, 2018, in the Christ Community Lutheran Church, 8315 Dorchester Road at 11:00 a.m. with interment following in Riverview Memorial Park.

Wilson was born July 26, 1940, in Charleston, SC, son of the late Wilson Augustus Ham Sr. and Ruth Roberts Ham. He was a member of Christ Community Lutheran Church. Wilson was a graduate of Clemson University and held an MBA from The Citadel. He was retired from the Charleston Naval Weapons Station. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from the United States Army Reserves as a Lieutenant Colonel.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Pessier Ham "Snookie"; two daughters: Tracey L. Riley (Vince) of Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Angela H. Newbold (Ron) of Hanahan, SC; son, Wilson A. Ham, III (Julie) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; four grandchildren: Shawn Riley, Emily Newbold, Sullivan Ham, and Jack Ham; sister, Margaret H. Harken of Charleston, SC; sister-in-law, Valynda L. Ham of North Charleston, SC; cousins, nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to: Christ Community Lutheran Church, 8315 Dorchester Road, North Charleston, SC 29418; Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, https://www.pancan.org; and/or Advent Lutheran Church, 3347 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, SC 29405.