Claude Wilson, Sr.

Obituary of Claude Johnson Wilson, Sr.

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Claude Johnson Wilson, Sr., of  Lynchburg, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2024 at his residence.  He was born on Saturday, March 31, 1934, a son of the late Jerry Wilson and Elvira Pippins Wilson.  He was also preceded in death by three grandchildren, Christopher Wilson, William Campbell, Jr., Joseph Brandon Campbell and one great grandchild, Autumn Kidd.

He is survived by his wife of sixty-seven years, Rachel Goff Wilson; his children, Joanne Campbell (Bill), Claude Wilson, Jr. (Debra), Rachel Wilson (Lewis), Kathy Jennings (Brian), Geraldine Jordan (Bud); twelve grandchildren, Michael (Kim), Crystal (Billy), Trey (Amy), Jennifer (Ray), Samantha, Amy (Jeremiah), Megan, Travis, Tyler (Rhonda) Holly, Bud (Autumn), Tab as well as twenty-six great grandchildren and one great great grandchild & two sisters, Louise Goff and Betty Wilson.  

He loved the outdoors, doing whatever he wanted, as well as hunting and walking the mountain in Big Island. He also loved spending time with his family all of the time.  He was a hard worker and he will be greatly missed by everyone.  

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at Hunting Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Phil Stevens officiating.  The family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 8 PM at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford. 

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, May 10, 2024
Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, Virginia, United States

Graveside Service

11:00 am
Saturday, May 11, 2024
Hunting Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
15455 Big Island Hwy
Big Island, Virginia, United States
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Claude Wilson, Sr.

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Claude Wilson, Sr.

1934 - 2024

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