Jerry L. Wilson, 78, of Amarillo, TX went to be with his heavenly father on December 21, 2022.
Private family services were held at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home. Burial was at Highland Park Cemetery in Borger, TX. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.
Jerry was born on November 16, 1944, in Phillips, Texas, to Nadine and Vernon Wilson. He attended Bunavista Baptist Church and was saved at the age of 13. He attended Bunavista Elementary School in Borger, Texas. This is where he started his love for sports. He was a born athlete. He played in the Little League. He started playing golf at the age of 8 and caddied for most of the people in Borger, Texas. He was also in the Golden Gloves, but his true love was football. He was a great Borger Bulldog and excelled in this sport. He was given a full football scholarship to SMU and had many pro-ball offers. He chose to become a businessman and father to two wonderful children, Doug and Lisa.
He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon L. Wilson in 1967; and his mother, Nadine Sullivan in 1997; his loving grandparents, C. I. Poe in 1980 and Naomi Ruth Poe in 1987; his sister, Verna Ruth in 2004; and his uncle and aunt, John and Betty Monigold.
He is survived by his son, Douglas J. Wilson and spouse Christine, of Carrollton, TX; daughter, Lisa R. McCaul and spouse Dave, of Seattle, WA; grandchildren, Dalton Wilson, Alexis Thomas, Tavin I. McCaul, and Naomi R. McCaul; Christine’s children, Brianna Reed, Hunter Hayes, and Kenneth L. Hayes; great-grandchild, Rowan Thomas; his sister, Janine Park and spouse Bob, of Amarillo, TX; nephew, Chad W. Simpson and spouse Snapp; his niece, Lezli J. Thompson and spouse Tracy; great-nieces, Ryleigh and spouse Layne, and Emileigh Thompson.
Please use this link to view the service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXJWK79Uico