Lt. Col. James McMillin Wilson

Lt. Col. James McMillin Wilson, USAF, 91, of Las Vegas, NV went home to be with our LORD on January 15, 2021 at the Veterans Hospital in Las Vegas, NV. He was born in Berkeley, CA on April 29, 1929.

Jim spent 22 ½ years serving our country as an Air Force Pilot.  He retired from Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, CO on December 31, 1974.  He and his wife, Barbara, moved to Las Vegas, NV in July of 2008. They were active members of their church, Canyon Ridge Christian Church. Through the church, Jim volunteered for eleven years at the US Vets facility twice a month, helping serve meals to the Veterans who resided there.  He loved being with his fellow Veterans.

Jim was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his brother, J. Dwight Wilson, of Medford, OR.

His survivors include his wife, Barbara, his brother, William Wilson and his wife Sandra Davison of Grass Valley, CA; his three daughters, Virginia Lane Wilson-Manoogian of Dallas Texas, Kathleen McMillin Weil of Rockville, MD and Leslie O’Donnell McGannon-Windhorst of Las Vegas, NV.; two step-children, Robin Walters of Las Vegas, NV and Robert “Tony” Rigg of Copperas Cove, TX; ten grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, 1 niece and 7 nephews.

A Celebration of Life service is at 10 am, Friday, January 22, 2021 at Canyon Ridge Christian Church in the Chapel, 6200 W. Lone Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89130.  Memorial donations can be made to Canyon Ridge Christian Church at the above address if desired.

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