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Lamar Duell Wilson

June 15, 1941 — March 11, 2023


Lamar Duell Wilson, age 81 of Calhoun, GA, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at AdventHealth Redmond due to many years of declining health.

Lamar was born on June 15, 1941 in Gordon County, GA, son of the late Joseph Huston Wilson and Lola Ardell Jones Wilson. In addition to his parents, Lamar was also preceded in death by: one sister, Faye Baker; and one brother, Danny Joseph Wilson and by his infant brother, LaDon Wilson; Prior to his retirement Lamar worked for Wilson Body Shop. Lamar was a free spirit. He loved to travel the world and see different sites. One thing about Lamar is he always did it his way.

Lamar is survived by: his daughter, Stacie Davis Bell of Calhoun, GA; one brother, Eddie Wilson and his wife Robin of Calhoun, GA; three sisters, Brenda Balliew and her husband Coleman of Calhoun, GA, Lavon Stover and her husband Jackie of Rome, GA and Sherry Rittenhouse and her husband Danny of Dalton, GA; brother-in-law, Teddy Baker;  sister-in-law, Phebe Scoggins Wilson; two granddaughters, Destine Jones and her husband Mike and Jada Davis and her husband Nathan Burchett; and great-grandchildren, Tyler Jones, Reed Jones, Morgan Jones, Maddox Jones, LaRaina Leigh, Dillan Nathaniel Kane, Delaina Elizabeth Michelle, and Lexus Nova.


In lieu of flowers or donations we ask that you take a moment to hug your child, grandchild, friend or walk in the woods for a moment. Time waits for no one.


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