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James Arnold Wilson

August 19, 1932 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old


ARCHDALE – James Arnold Wilson, 91, a longtime resident of Archdale, shouted his way into Glory on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at the Randolph Hospice House.

He was born August 19, 1932, in High Point and was the son of the late William W. and Beulah Shoemaker Wilson. He was a member of Sure Foundation Baptist Church in Randleman where he was known for his shouting. He worked as a salesman in the men’s department at Belk's Beck in downtown High Point and retired from Belk's at Westchester Mall in 1988. He was an avid student of the Bible and enjoyed working in his vegetable garden.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Kearns Wilson whom he married on March 22, 1968; one brother and four sisters.

Arnold is survived by his son, Philip “Phil” C. Wilson (Angie) of Thomasville; two grandchildren, Andrew Craig Wilson and Hannah Rose Wilson; brother, Rev. Darrell Wilson of Winston-Salem; brother-in-law, Cecil Jones of Archdale; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service celebrating Arnold’s life will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 14, 2024, in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale with Pastor Jeff Broadstreet and Pastor Kenneth Reaves officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at the funeral home.

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February 13, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cumby Family Funeral Service - Archdale
206 Trindale Rd.
Archdale, NC 27263

Celebration of Life
February 14, 2024

2:00 PM
Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service (Archdale)
206 Trindale Road
Archdale, NC 27263

February 14, 2024

Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery
1730 W. English Road
High Point, NC 27262


Hospice of Randolph
416 Vision Dr., Asheboro NC 27203
Tel: 1-336-672-9300

Sure Foundation Baptist Church
215 NC Highway 62, Randleman NC 27317


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