John A. Wilson – Georgetown

John A. Wilson, 54, of Georgetown, PA passed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Ruby Memorial Hospital Morgantown, W.V. from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Sunday. Born November 30, 1967, in Cannonsburg, he was a son of the late David P. Sr. and Peggy Jo (Frazier) Wilson. John had worked as a human resource officer for the United States government, he retired from The United States Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant (E7) after 20 years of honorable service. He served in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm in 1990 and Iraqi Freedom from 2003 until 2006. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Navy Commendation Medal for his heroic action on the battlefield in addition to over 25 other distinguished service awards, also including the Combat Action Ribbon.

Extremely active in his community he was a member and Commander of the Hookstown American Legion Post #952, a member of the Hookstown VFD and president of the Freedom Fighters Veteran Motorcycle Club.

In addition to his parent’s, he was preceded by his brother David P. Wilson Jr. Surviving is his wife of 14 years Michelle (Campbell) Wilson, his daughters Emily Wilson and Meaghan Wilson, his stepchildren Brandon Reed & Alyssa Reed. His mother-in-law Susan and the late Robert H. Campbell Jr.  Sisters Pamela & Dennis Ott, Jayne & David Pummell and Rebecca Miller, and brothers Jacob & Emma Wilson and Bill Cloughley, a sister-in-law Shelly Wilson and brothers-in-law Scott & Kimberly Campbell and Mark A. Campbell. Also, proud grandfather of Malia Hernandez.

At John’s request there will be no viewing or conventional service, but rather a gathering of friends to celebrate his life to be announced at a later date on Facebook. Memorial if desired can be made in his name to the Hookstown American Legion Post # 952 1265 Route 168 Georgetown, PA 15043.

John’s last act of giving was that he was an organ donor, donating any viable organs to help give a better quality of life or life itself to those needing them.

Professional service provided by the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, PA. 15050.

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