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Benjamin Wilson

June 12, 1989 — July 13, 2019

Benjamin "Benji" Craig Wilson, 30, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 after injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born June 12, 1989 to Terri Dixon Tillman and Dennis Wilson and lived here all of his life. Benji was a 2007 graduate of Tattnall County High School, received a Bachelor's Degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Aeronautics and was currently pursuing his Master's Degree. He was previously employed with Wilson Brother's Inc, John Deere and KBR Contracting in Iraq. Benji was an Aircraft Coordinator with Gulfstream for the past 8 ½ years and was avid in martial arts at NAGA. He loved the outdoors, the Florida Gators, the Atlanta Braves and being at the river. Benji was also an ordained minister and was a loving husband and father who adored his three boys. He was a member of Watermelon Creek Baptist Church and is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Alan Dixon, Emmitt Wilson and Frank Pelletier.
He is survived by:
Wife, Natasha Esquivel Wilson of Glennville, Georgia
Sons, Emmitt Wilson, Kaiden Christianson and Landon Christianson
Mother, Terri Tillman (Greg) of Guyton, Georgia
Father, Dennis Wilson (Stephanie) of Glennville, Georgia
Siblings, Alan Wilson (Patricia) of Ellabel, Georgia
Missy Merchant of Glennville, Georgia
Josh Merchant of Atlanta, Georgia
Laura Sorenson of Yelm, Washington
Jessica Forbes of Odum, Georgia
Molly Darden (Drew) of Glennville, Georgia
Stephen Odom of Glennville, Georgia
Maternal Grandmother, Lula Dixon of Guyton, Georgia
Paternal Grandmother, Mederia Pelletier of Glennville, Georgia

Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Visitation will begin at 4:00 pm, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am, Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Watermelon Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Martin Bender and Rev. Michael Sapp officiating. Burial will follow at Glennville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers: Alan Wilson, Brian Wilder, Ricky Esquivel, Dana Durrence, Dennis Wilson, Michael Burke, Stephen Odom, Chris Loftis
In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and/or Shriner's Hospital, 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607.
Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville is in charge of the arrangements.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
4:00 PM 7/17/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/17/2019 8:00:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel

206 N. Veterans Boulevard
PO Box 609
Glennville, GA 30427

Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel
206 N. Veterans Boulevard Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Thursday, July 18, 2019
11:00 AM 7/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Watermelon Creek Baptist Church

8882 Hwy 144
Glennville, GA 30427

Watermelon Creek Baptist Church
8882 Hwy 144 Glennville 30427 GA
United States

Glennville Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

Glennville, GA

Glennville GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St Jude's Children's Hospital
262 Dany Thomas Place
Memphis , TN 38105
Shriner's Hospital for Children
2900 Rocky Point Dr
Tampa, FL 33607
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