Joseph Charles Wilson 1977-2012
He was 35.
Chewman was born May 24, 1977 in Traverse City, the son of Ernest Chippewa and Nancy Wilson.
Chewman had a big heart and always put everyone before himself. He was always ready to help those in need. Chewman excelled at math and loved to teach his nieces and nephews; enjoyed participating in all sports and loved doing Sudoku puzzles.
He is survived by his mother, Nancy; siblings, Douglas Wilson, Delora Wilson, Coral Bennett and Veronica Wilson all of Traverse City; many nieces and nephews; and one great niece and two great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and brother Robert Wilson.
The funeral service is at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at the Kewadin Indian Mission Cemetery.
Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay.