Jan 11, 2037 – Nov 23, 2007
Wade ?Jerry? Wilder, 70, of Mineral, formerly of Woodbridge, passed away Friday, November 23, 2007 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg.
Jerry was born January 11, 1937 in Pineville, KY to the late Mack H. Wilder and Pauline S. Wilder.
Jerry served his country in the United States Navy. He was a member of Mineral Baptist Church where he served as an usher. He was a retired inspector for Mary Washington University and was a construction superintendent for many construction companies in Northern Virginia.
Survivors include his wife Nancy of 49 ½ years, a son: Roger Wilder and wife Amanda of Bealton; daughter-in-law; Melissa Wilder of Fredericksburg; two brothers: William J. Wilder and wife Patty of Cattlett; Mack H. Wilder and wife Kay of Burke; three grandsons: Ryan Wilder and A.J. Wilder of Fredericksburg, and Eli Wilder of Bealton; numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by a son: Bill Wilder.
A funeral service will be held at Noon Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at Mineral Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Durham officiating. Burial will follow at Mineral Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 PM Monday, November 26, 2007 at Mineral Baptist Church, 51 Louisa Ave., Mineral, VA 23117.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mineral Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 447, Mineral, VA 23117.
Online guestbook at www.woodwardfuneral.com
Nancy and Roger We are saddened by the loss of Jerry but we both have found comfort in our many years of memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Wilder family
Nancy, Roger, and Family,Our deepest sympathy to all of you. May your treasured memories of Jerry give you peace and comfort at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Ben and Ann
To the Wilder family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. If there is anything we can do please call.
Roger, Amanda, and Eli,I am so sorry to hear of your loss. We will hold your family in our thoughts and prayers.Judy Williams
Our prayers and thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. If there is anything we can do to help, please let us know.
Jerry will be missed by all of us. Our prayers are with you and the family.
Dearest Nancy & Family,A Better PlaceThere?s a placebeyond this world we know,A place I?ve only heard ofbut someday hope to go–It?s not on any map,There are no roadsto take me there,But it?s a place of perfect peacewhere hearts are free from care.And though I understandsome may be saddenedWhen I leave,One day, we all will meet again—That?s what I believe….When it?s time to travel there,I think I?ll wear a smile,I?ll say good-bye to those I love,but only for a while,Knowing there are otherswho have traveled there alone,Who cannot wait to greet meand to whisper ?welcome home.?May you find peacein the thoughtthat your loved oneis in a better place.With Deepest Sympathy & Much Love,
Mrs. Wilder, Roger and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our sincerest condolences and know that you have friends that care very much and are here for you if you need us. Love, Billy, Raquel and Jacob
Mrs. Wilder and family, I am very sorry about your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Nancy, We are very sorry. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers….We love you, Wayne & Lisa
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Roger, Amanda, & Eli…we are so sorry to hear about your the loss of your dad/grandad. There are no words to say to take away the sadness you must be feeling at this moment but to tell you that he is in a better place. There is no more pain, sorrow, hurt, and any of the other wordly feelings we all go through but we have to believe there is love and joy and peace above all. You will see him again someday as you are reunited in one big family – God`s family! In the meantime, know that you are not alone and all of us are here for you to lean on and help you through this sad time. God Bless you and your family!
Our thoughts are with you!
It was a privilege to have known and worked with Jerry. He taught us so much with his compassion for work, people and life. Our thoughts are with the Wilder family.
Roger,We are so sorry to hear about your father. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of sorrow.
Jerry , you will surely be missed. I enjoyed working at the college with you and having our talks and going out eating with the girls. Always had a kind word to say and could always make us laugh.
Nancy,We were so very saddened to hear about Jerry. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Our condolencesto you and your family.
I want to express my condolances to the entire Wilder family during this difficult time. My prayers are with you.Susan Colbert
Dear Roger, my deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family for your lose. May your dad walk in light forever more!BIG HugBonnee