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"Herb" James David Wilson

November 7, 1940 — February 26, 2024

Easley, SC

"Herb" Wilson

Easley, SC

Mr. "Herb" James David Wilson, 83, husband of Janet Hamlin Wilson, passed away Monday, February 26, 2024.

Born in Pickens County, a son of the late Taylor Roy Wilson, Sr. and the late Elna Iona James Wilson, Mr. Wilson was a graduate of Pickens High School and was a retired swimming pool builder and manufacturer representative. He was a Hejaz Shriner and a member of Brushy Creek Baptist Church.

To all that knew Herb, he was the legend in the swimming pool industry. He was a hard worker and devoted his time to helping others. Herb will be dearly missed by all that loved and knew him.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of sixty-three years, are his daughter, Alicea W. Garrett and her husband, Michael Garrett, of Easley; his sons, Chris Wilson and his wife, Ashley Hogan Wilson, of Easley, and Jeff Wilson of Easley; two sisters, Carol Dickard of Easley, and Pat Clardy of Liberty; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Herb was predeceased by his brother, Taylor Roy Wilson, Jr.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, February 29, 2024 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown with Rev. Rodney Graham officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 1:45 PM Thursday at the funeral home, prior to the service.

Memorials may be made in memory of Herb to the Shriner's Hospital for Children by visiting their website at 

Visit or Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory-Downtown, Easley.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, February 29, 2024

12:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Robinson Funeral Home Downtown

305 West Main Street, Easley, SC 29641

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Funeral Service

Thursday, February 29, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown

305 W Main St, Easley, SC 29640

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