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Cuthbert "Bert" Lee Wilson

July 24, 1933 — October 3, 2023

Charlottesville, VA


Cuthbert Lee Wilson (“Bert”) died peacefully on October 3, 2023, surrounded by family. 

Bert was born in Campbell County, VA, son of the late Claude and Chloe Wilson. He was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Amy Martin Wilson, and siblings Mable Grogan, Ralph Wilson, and Aurbon Wilson. He is survived by his son, Stephen Wilson (Karen) of Cape Canaveral, FL; his daughter, Shannon Wilson of Charlottesville, VA; his grandson, Christopher Wilson (Anne) of Oswego, IL, great-grandsons Trent and Logan Wilson, and siblings Alfred Wilson and Doris McCraw.

Bert was a veteran of the Korean War (Army) and enjoyed NASCAR, Virginia history, playing piano, pitching horseshoes, and sharing jokes. He could build or fix almost anything. 

He will be laid to rest at Culpeper National Cemetery with military honors  on Thursday, October 12 at 1 p.m. followed by a reception at the family residence in Charlottesville.

The family would like to thank Charlottesville Health & Rehabilitation staff and Hospice of the Piedmont for Bert’s end-of-life care. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Lynchburg Humane Society ( or Hospice of the Piedmont (

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. Condolences can be sent at

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