James “Jimmy” Henry Wilson Jr., husband of Bonnie Hudson Wilson, passed away on Wednesday, Dec, 30, 2020, at the age of 69.

He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 18, 1951, to the late Thelma Wilson and James Henry Wilson Sr.

Jimmy was a hardworking family man, who farmed for his entire life. He was an active member of Hitesburg Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. Jimmy was past president of Aarons Creek Ruritan Club and the founder and operator of Wilson Farms.

Cherishing his memories are his wife of 50 ½ years, Bonnie; son, Heath Wilson (Keely) of Virgilina; grandson, Jamie Wilson (Whitney) of South Boston; great granddaughter, Maya Wilson; sisters, Linda Caudle (Henry) of Virgilina and Sandra Wilbourne (David) of Skipwith; nieces Becky, Lori and Sarah; nephews, Adam, Kevin and Dan; and his beloved dog, Sadie as well as many other friends and family members.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the public may paid their respects at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, from noon to 8 p.m. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, at Hitesburg Baptist Church with the Rev. Ian Rigney officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends and family at their residence, 3161 Wilson Road, Virgilina at all other times.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.brookslyon.com.

The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.