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Friday, June 16 2017
James Michael

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James Michael “Tank” Wilson, 69, of Victoria, Va. earned his wings on June 16, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, James H. Wilson and Katherine Jeter Wilson; and a sister, Peggy Wilson. He is survived by his wife Betty W. Wilson; daughter, Michele Smith (Mike, Jr); grandchildren, Jacob Smith and Jessica Smith; his sister, Teresa Tuck (Keith) ; nephews, Justin Tuck (Lesli) and Eric Dellinger; nieces, Lindsay Tuck and Meagan Roberts (Jason); great-niece, Abigail Dellinger. Tank was dedicated to our community. He was one of the first coaches of the Lunenburg Dixie Youth League, a member of Victoria Christian Church, a past president of the Lunenburg Rotary and  served on the Alumni Committee of the Victoria High School. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, June 20th at 7:00 pm in the Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to the Victoria Fire and Rescue or to your local SPCA in memory of Tank. Online condolences may be made at

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