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The Kennedy Mortuary
Sunday August 22nd, 2021
1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Funeral Service

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel
Sunday August 22nd, 2021
2:30pm

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Bennie Wilson

Bennie Keith Wilson

Laurens

Bennie Keith Wilson, age 82, of Laurens, and husband of Muriel Janice Wilson, passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at National Healthcare of Clinton.

Born in Cross Anchor, he was a son of the late Robert and Etta Ree Williams Wilson.  Bennie was a US Air Force veteran and member of Redemption Baptist Church. He retired from Lance Cracker Company and was the owner of Single Tree Hunting Plantation.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Cindy Bagwell (David) of Laurens and Barry Wilson (Tammy) of Clinton; grandchildren, Kristin Bagwell, April Bagwell Barnes (Jordan), Michelle Wilson, Alexis Pagano and Nikki Pagano; great-grandchild, Ryan Crowder; and brother, James Wilson.

In addition to his parents, Bennie was predeceased by a brother, Lee Wilson.

Funeral services will be Sunday, August 22, 2021, at 2:30, in The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel conducted by Pastor Ralph Byars, with burial and Military Honors at Forest Lawn Cemetery following the service.

The family will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary from 1:00 – 2:30 pm on Sunday prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 123 West Antrim Drive, Greenville, SC 29607.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.


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Guestbook

April, I am so sorry to hear of your Grandfather's passing. Even though I did not have the honor of knowing Mr. Wilson, I know he has a special place in your heart, and Jordan has spoken so fondly of him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Much love from Arkansas, Aunt Tammy and Cousin Tucker

Tammy Green Aug 22 2021 12:00 AM

April,
I am so sorry to hear of your Grandfather's passing. Even though I did not have the honor of knowing Mr. Wilson, I know he has a special place in your heart, and Jordan has spoken so fondly of him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Much love from Arkansas,
Aunt Tammy and Cousin Tucker

Tammy Green Aug 22 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bennie Wilson

Tammy Green Aug 22 2021 12:00 AM

Haven't Seen Bennie since the late Fifties; We all grew up in the Same neighborhood, went to school together, Drifted apart after Graduation and Military but will never forget the relationships. James, Bennie and Lee, always friends - Never a cross word. RIP old Friend.

Harold Donald Davis Aug 21 2021 12:00 AM

Cindy and family, heaven definitely got one of the most loving,caring,funny,and hard working man that I have ever met. I remember when he use to come to my school at EB.MORRIS and fill the vending machine with all kind of goodies,then the would give me a peanut bar,& put his finger over his lips and tell me ahhh, don't tell on me. I love y'all and miss y'all.Aunt Jan I use to come by her flower shop every day when I was walking to and frm Ford school. Fly high uncle Bennie. You will forever be in out hearts,and memories.

Jennifer (Patterson) Reich Aug 21 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bennie Wilson

Jennifer (Patterson) Reich Aug 21 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bennie Wilson

Harold Donald Davis Aug 21 2021 12:00 AM

Cindy,So sorry to hear about your dad.Prayers for you and your family.Gail (Langston) Bouknight

Gail Bouknight Aug 20 2021 12:00 AM

Condolences to the family. Bennie will be greatly missed. He was one of my good friends when I worked at NHC as a nurse. Praying for all who knew and loved him....

Rebecca D Harvell Aug 20 2021 12:00 AM

Cindy and family: So sorry for your loss. You and the family are in my prayers.

Sheila Alexander36 Aug 20 2021 12:00 AM

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