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Michael “Mike” Edward Wilson, 63, of Savannah, Georgia and husband of Bonnie Lynn Storz Wilson, died Tuesday morning, June 18, 2019, at his home.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was a son of the late Clyde William Wilson, Jr. and the late Laura Inez Testone Wilson Hodges. Mike was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church. He retired as warehouse manager/maintenance for SouthCoast Health. He was a volunteer organizer with Mysterious Santa which provided countless hours of joy and entertainment for all ages for more than 20 years. Mike served on the board of the Fairway Oaks HOA for 12 years. He was a devoted family man, who never met a stranger, and also enjoyed boating, fishing, sports and playing the guitar.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a half-brother, Steve Wilson, and a step-brother, Jimmy Hodges.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Bonnie Lynn Storz Wilson of Savannah, Georgia; one daughter, Kathleen “Katie” Morgan Wilson Mallery and her husband, Wes, of Grants, New Mexico; two sons, Michael Christopher “Chris” Wilson and his wife, Amanda, of Chesterfield, Missouri, and Patrick Kelly Wilson and his wife, Anne, of Roswell, Georgia; seven grandchildren, Daniel Mallery, Bradley Mallery, Sophia Wilson, Garrett Mallery, John Wilson, Maggie Wilson and Patch Wilson; one sister, Dorothy “Dottie” Edenfield; one brother, George Wilson; one step-sister, Laura Hutchinson and her husband, Trey; one uncle, James “Jim” Wilson and his wife, Sue; one aunt, Violet Joyner, and nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 o’clock Thursday at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock Friday morning in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service. Interment will be private.

Remembrances: Hospice Savannah – Post Office Box #13190, Savannah, Georgia 31416-0190 or Mysterious Santa – c/o St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church – 3101 Waters Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31404.

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  1. Richard & Ann Lutz & Family says:

    I’m so sorry Bonnie to hear of Mike’s passing. We will remember him as a Man of great Character, Integrity, Morals, Values, Principles and he was always a loyal and true Friend. He worked hard for his family, he cared for and loved you, the children and grandchildren. We now pray for his Spirit and we pray that God will comfort you and your family during this difficult time.

  2. Sue Hunnings says:

    Savannah lost a kind and carling fella today. Mike tirelessly helped others by donating his time and words of encouragement. Through the Secret Santa program Mike brought happiness to friends and strangers (who were just friends he hadn’t met yet). At the office, I could always count on him to be supportive, be on-time, to volunteer, to react in a calm manner and to have a good joke ready to make folks laugh. His sweet wife, family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. LaWanda Grill says:

    So very sorry to hear of Mike’s passing, I always knew him to be a very kind and caring man and I know he will be missed terribly. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  4. Chip and Anne Marie Jones says:

    Bonnie, just heard this morning about Mike. We are so sorry for your loss. Mike was a great guy and great Dad. Our kids grew up together! I always enjoyed seeing his truck coming down the road. I would be out cutting grass and he would stop and say “come on down and do my yard next”. We are going to miss him but he leaves a great legacy in your children and grandchildren!! God Speed!!

  5. Lynn Deal says:

    Lots of great memories of 57th Street with Mike & the gang . Sorry for your loss , Bonnie & family . Prayers for strength and comfort ….

  6. Rex Gardner says:

    Sorry for you loss

  7. Jimmy Watkins says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Although I didn’t know your brother or family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of grief. I know you have many fond memories. May God bring you grace, strength, and comfort in your upcoming days.

  8. Mary Pilote says:

    Bonnie,Kelly & Katie, I am so sorry for your loss. Mike was a great guy…husband, Dad and friend. He always had the best spirit. His heart was filled with kindness and love. I know this is a terrible loss, the only comfort is knowing he is your newest angel watching over you. Please know my love is with you all today and always. Mary

  9. Jane Dolan says:

    Bonnie and family—Mike was such a kind, jovial and generous man. He will be sorely missed.

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