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Byron "BOOMIE" Wilson Jr.

January 7, 1981 — July 21, 2023

Gainesville, Florida

Byron "BOOMIE" Wilson Jr.

Memories Of Boomie.......

Byron "Boomie" Wilson II was born January 7, 1981. He grew up in Waldo, FL and began cutting hair at 10 years old. Boomie attained his high school diploma from Hawthorne High School  and went on to attain his Barbering Certification from Central Florida Community College (CFCC). He used his entrepreneurial spirit and turned his passion for cutting hair into his profession. Boomie was a great baseball player and enjoyed playing basketball, fishing, and time with family and friends. He departed this life suddenly on July 21, 2023.


 He Leaves to Cherish his Memories: Parents: Byron and Ruth (Bootsy) Wilson of Waldo, FL; God-Mother: Chenetta Ross of Waldo, FL; Fiancé: Shenika “Nikki” Richardson of Gainesville, FL; Sibling: Yolanda Anderson (Delrio) of Gainesville; FL; Children: Byron M. Wilson III “Trey”, Brylen Wilson, Kyron Wilson, and Bronx Wilson; Nieces: Alexis Cooper, Jakale Anderson, and Brook Anderson; Aunts & Uncles: Debra Owete (Owete) of Fleming Island, FL; Cathy Scott (Wendell) of Waldo, FL; Earchie Bolton (Alicia) of Jacksonville, FL; Robert Bolton (Brenda), Jacksonville, FL; Ronald Bolton (Stephanie) of Gainesville, FL; Tommy Wayne Bolton (Celia) of Crescent City, FL; Kelvin Bolton of Gainesville, FL; Latosha Bolton of Starke, FL, Willie Rutledge, Jr of Orlando, FL; Melody Hamilton, John Hamilton, Keith Hamilton (Sharon), and Michael Hamilton  of Clearwater/Safety Harbor, FL and a host of family members and friends.


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Past Services


Friday, July 28, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Philadelphia Baptist Church

13850 NE 148th Ave., Waldo, 32694

Plese send all florals to:
Carnegie Funeral Home(217 SE 4th Ave.)
Chiefland, Fl. 32626
by Friday between 10am and 5pm

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 29, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

First Missionary Baptist Church

1515 SE 15th Street, Gainesville, 32641

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