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Nelson Wayne Wilson, 77, of Forest passed away Monday, October 4, 2021.

Wayne was born August 28, 1944, in Bedford County to the late Jesse Wilson and the late Princess Wilson.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Helen Peters Wilson, his three children, Troy Wilson (Jill), Melissa Breeden (Randall), Nicole McCabe (Chris), his five grandchildren, Reagan Wilson, Jon-Ryan Breeden (Melanie), Lauren-Ashlee Breeden, Gabrielle McCabe and Grayson McCabe. Wayne is also survived by his siblings, Sandra Tolley (Ray), Riley Wilson (Delores), Galen Ashwell (Raymond) and Dan Wilson (Winkie).

A private graveside service will be conducted at Virginia Memorial Park.

 Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

 

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Posted by:
Michael Ohl

Posted on:
October 12, 2021

Our condolences on the passing of Wayne. I knew and worked with Wayne at the Big Island papermill for many years. He was a trusted friend and helped me in many ways through his knowledge and experience with operating the machines. We will keep the Wilson family in our thoughts and prayers. Lee and Mike Ohl

Posted by:
Lance Holub

Posted on:
October 10, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

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Judith Layne

Posted on:
October 9, 2021

Helen and all of Wayne's Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord bless you and comfort you in your sorrow. You all will be in our prayers. Blessings, Preston and Judy Arrington Layne

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Sandra Tolley

Posted on:
October 8, 2021

Sandra & Ray Tolley , Praying for the Lords loving arms to comfort, strengthen and lift you up during this time of sorrow. Wayne will never be forgotten ♥️

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Frankie Byers

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

Sorry to see someone who I thought alot of pass, I remember all the times we fished and hunted together. He was a great cousin . Wayne,Riley, Danny,Sandra and Galen were all like brothers and sisters to me. Will miss Wayne .

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Herb Baty

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

So sorry to not have a chance to see or talk with Wayne one more time. His example of paper making is the one I use to compare other machine room superintendents to even to this day. I will always remember his cool demeanor when we were in crisis and his unique desk protector hand drawn art. It was his way of unwinding I think. So sorry for the family’s lose and will have you in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by:
Herb Baty

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

So sorry to not have a chance to see or talk with Wayne one more time. His example of paper making is the one I use to compare other machine room superintendents to even to this day. I will always remember his cool demeanor when we were in crisis and his unique desk protector hand drawn art. It was his way of unwinding I think. So sorry for the family’s lose and will have you in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by:
John Fields

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

So sorry to hear about your loss. My family will keep your family in our prayers.

Posted by:
John Fields

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

So sorry to hear about your loss. My family will keep your family in our prayers.

Posted by:
John Myers

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Wayne. I always enjoyed working with him. I will keep him and your family in my prayers.

Posted by:
Tom &Jan Carnovale

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Posted by:
Steve Henry

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. I worked with Wayne at Big Island and appreciate all that he shared. My family and I are keeping the Wilson family in our prayers. We send our deepest condolences.

Posted by:
Kathy and Norvin Rockwell

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

Riley, Delores and Family so very sorry for your loss. Sending many prayers. Keep your memories close to your heart at this difficult time. God bless.

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Kathy and Norvin Rockwell

Posted on:
October 6, 2021

Riley, Delores and Family so very sorry for your loss. Sending many prayers. Keep your memories close to your heart at this difficult time. God bless.

Posted by:
Lenora Seay

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

Nicole you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do. Hugs for you all.

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Lenora Seay

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

Nicole you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do. Hugs for you all.

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Lenora Seay

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

Nicole you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do. Hugs for you all.

Posted by:
Lisa & DJ Cox

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers today and the days to come. May God wrap his arms around you and give you peace of knowing that Wayne is no longer in pain.

Posted by:
Dowell Markham

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

I'm so sorry about Wayne's passing. I'd like to express my deepest sympathy to all of his family. You're all in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead.

Posted by:
Teresa Woods

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

Nicole and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. You all are in my prayers now and in the days ahead. Sending my deepest condolences and lots of warm hugs to you all.

Posted by:
Rita Baity

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

So sorry that Wayne passed away. Prayers for the family. Haven’t seen him for a long time but he will always be a part of my life.

Posted by:
Carl Watkins

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

So sorry to hear of waynes passing.he was one of my best friends and i will never forget him.the way i am going i will join him soon. I would like to attend his burial cause after working together for 37 years h r is family to me. If i can do anything call me.

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Jeff and Cissy

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

Troy, I’m so very sorry for your terrible loss of your father. I pray our Heavenly Father gives you and yours peace and comfort for the days to come.

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Linda and Gary Mayhew

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

So very sorry for your loss.

Posted by:
Carol Collins Eagle

Posted on:
October 5, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all.

 

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