James "Bubby" Wilson
It is with deep sadness that we must announce the passing of James "Bubby" H. Wilson, age 71, of Amherst, formerly of River Hebert. Bubby passed away surrounded by his loving family after a lengthy battle with Cancer at the Moncton Hospital on Monday, December 10, 2012.
Born in River Hebert, he was a son of the late James and Olla (O'Brien) Wilson.
Bubby worked as a coal miner in River Hebert and at the River Hebert Legion. In later years he was employed with Oxford Frozen Foods. He was a quiet man who loved caring for and spending time with his family. He enjoyed reading and watching the old television programs.
He will be sadly missed by his long time companion Judy Jollymore, River Hebert; children Jim (Paula), Springhill, Shelly (Leon) Brown, River Hebert, Michael, Amherst, and Rod (Robyn), Amherst; grandchildren Michael, Jessica and Maci; siblings Nora (Victor) Downey, River Hebert, Butch (Carolyn), River Hebert, and Lisa Ellsworth, River Hebert; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife of 33 years Carolyn Linkletter.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777) where visiting hours will take place on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will take place on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 2 pm, Rev. Clarence Clarke officiating. Burial will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert at a later date.
Those wishing to make a donation in Bubby's memory may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.