Elton Jones “E.J.” Wilson, Jr., 91, of Blythewood, died Monday, November 16, 2020. Born in Blythewood, SC, on March 24, 1929, he was a son of the late Elton Jones and Sara Bell Wilson. E.J. attended Clemson University as well as the University of South Carolina before spending his working career with Allied Chemical. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church growing up and later attended Killian Baptist Church. E.J. enjoyed hunting and fishing in his free time.
Survivors include his sons, Ronnie (Debbie) Wilson of Blythewood, Steve (Debra) Wilson of Douglasville, GA, Mark Wilson of Blythewood; a daughter, Lynn (Mark) Nyland of Blythewood; grandchildren, Alicia, Jeff, Michael, Sarena, Shane, and Tara; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The graveside service for Mr. Wilson will be held 2 o’clock, Friday, November 20th, at Killian Baptist Church Cemetery, 577 Killian Road, Columbia, with Mr. William “Buck” Williams officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service at the graveside. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family. The family suggests memorials be made to the charity of one’s choice.