Jack Raydow Wilson, 95, of Jefferson City, MO, was called home to be with Jesus, his Lord and
Savior, on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at St Mary's Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born
January 18, 1928 in Low Gap Missouri to Henry and Thursie (Edgmond) Wilson.
He married Lois Ann Uber on September 3, 1950 and celebrated 72 years of marriage. They
raised three children on a farm near Olean, MO.
He graduated 8th grade from Etterville School in 1943 and then received a GED in 1959.
Jack served in the military from October 1950 - October 1952 and served in France during the
Jack worked for the Missouri Highway Department for 34 years starting in the Blueprint
Department and retired as a Senior Structural Detailer IV in the Bridge Division in September 1989.
Jack's greatest loves of his life were his wife, his family, his farm (where he was known for his
gardens, wood piles and hard work), his country; hunting, fishing and baseball including the St Louis
Cardinals. Most of all he loved the Lord. He was a member of the Hwy 54 Church of Christ where he
served as elder, teacher and mentor and was in faithful attendance until the end of his life. He, along
with his wife, were also deeply involved at Sho-Me-Mo Bible Camp of Etterville for 30 years and
influenced many young lives.
Survivors include his wife Lois; three children Marilyn Dalrymple Jefferson City, Randall (Karen)
Wilson Jefferson City and Gregory (Jody) Wilson Henley; 8 grandchildren: Aaron (Bridget) Dalrymple,
Justin (Lacie) Dalrymple, Katrina (Brent) Dudenhoeffer, Gatlin (Hannah) Wilson, Kendra (Eric)
McQueary, Tyler (Jennifer) Wilson, Kelly Wilson, Jill (Josh) Crossland; 17 great grandchildren: Lizzie
Gares; Warren Dalrymple; Macy, Cloey and Hadley Dudenhoeffer; Parker, Benjamin and Everett Wilson;
Kamry, Avalee, Emry and Maylee McQueary; Walker and Wren Wilson; Jack, Jude and Jane Crossland;
and one sibling Bonnie (Archie) Jarrett of Jefferson City.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Linda, parents, siblings Henry Arthur (Art), Arlie,
Dorsie and Alpha and son-in-law Tim Dalrymple.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be donated to HWY 54 Church of Christ where it will
be forwarded to South Sudan African Mission.
Visitation will be Monday, April 10, 2023 from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, Mo with the Funeral Service beginning at 11:00 AM with Rick Yoder and Ray Kinard officiating.
Burial will follow at Dooley Cemetery with Full Military Honors presented.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.
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