Jerry Hope Wilson 74, retired truck driver passed away at his home in Middleburg, Fl. Sept. 10, 2019.

He was born March 18, 1945 at El Dorado, to Robert W. and Mary K. Hope Wilson.

He was an Augusta High School graduate of 1963, and served his country in U.S. Army in Korea and Vietnam.

In 1968 he married Elizabeth “Betty” Goeller and together they raised two sons.

He is survived by son Ward (Jessica) Wilson of Fl., daughter-in-law Carol Fortner of Missouri, 5 grandchildren a brother, Tim (Arletta) Wilson of Augusta, nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Jonella, wife Betty and son Kendall Fortner.

A remembrance service will be held Nov. 10, 2019 at the Augusta Senior Center, 640 N. Osage St. at 1 p.m.