Lawrence Bradshall Wilson, Jr. passed away March 5, 2019 at Suburban Community Hospital.
Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Lawrence B. Wilson, Sr. and the late Anna Peterson McMillan and step father, Bobby McMillan.
He was preceded in death by brother, Author “Tink” Wilson, his sister Violet “Pixie” Wilson-Green as well as 3 grandsons.
“Larry” was a soldier at heart and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps. Throughout his time serving as an Anti-Tank Assaultman, he earned a National Defense Service Medal, a Pistol Marksman Badge and a Rifle Marksman Badge.
Larry loved being a Marine – but even more, he loved his children. He would often walk miles just to see them. It was always important to Larry that his children were close with one another.
Lawrence is survived by 4 sons, Jose Wilson of San Francisco, CA, Lawrence Wilson III and his wife Sherry of Oxford, PA, Quincy Wilson and his wife, Amy of Oxford, PA and Isaiah Supplee-Wilson of Lancaster, PA; 4 daughters, TaNeka Wilson and her husband, Wayne Mayo, Jr. of Coatesville, PA, Latoya Wilson-Washington and her husband, Walter Washington, Jr. of Coatesville, PA, LaKia Wilson-Showell and Lamar Showell of Prospect Park, PA, Briana Wilson-Turlington and her husband, John Turlington of Bear, DE; 34 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Hugh “Danny” Wilson and wife, Marjorie Wilson of Oxford, PA, Lawrence D. Wilson, Sr. and his wife, Rebecca of Hershey, PA and Anthony Wilson of Lancaster, PA; 5 aunts and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Memorial service will be held at 10:00 on Saturday morning, April 6, 2019, at the Chapel in the Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA
Arrangements by Kuzo Funeral Home of Kennett Square, PA.
Memorial ServiceApril 6, 2019 10:00 The Chapel in the Coatesville VA Medical Center
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