Obituary: Christopher Adam Wilson


Christopher Adam Wilson, 53, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Tuesday, June 27, at his parents’ home in Green River, Wyo. He was a longtime resident of Pinedale, Wyo., and former resident of Green River. He died following a lengthy illness.

He was born on June 23, 1970, in Evanston, Wyo., the son of John “Jack” M. Wilson and JoDell “Jody” Smith.

Christopher attended schools in Green River and was a 1988 graduate of Green River High School.

He married Brenda Darrah in June 1990 in Elko, Nev. They had two sons from this union and they later divorced.

Christopher worked for M & L Construction for six years as a carpenter until ill health forced his retirement on Aug. 1, 2021. He previously worked for Schell Construction for 12 years as a carpenter.

He enjoyed spending time with family; fishing; making custom models and operating R.C. cars.

Survivors include his parents, John “Jack” and JoDell “Jody” Wilson of Green River; two sons, Michael “Mike” Wilson and significant other Jazmine McCullough of Pinedale; Nicholas “Nick” Wilson of Pinedale; one brother, Dave Wilson of Green River; one sister, Rebecca Johnson of Green River; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Max and Bonnie Wilson, John and Adella Smith, and several aunts and uncles.

Cremation will take place. A celebration of life will be conducted from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2023, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 88 North 2nd East, Green River, WY.

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