Bishop David Solomon Wisdom

April 17, 1932 ~ February 19, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Bishop David Wisdom Obituary

Bishop David Wisdom passed away at the age of 90 in Savannah, Georgia, on February 19, 2023. David Wisdom, BTh, MBS, was the third child of Caleb and Rebecca Wisdom and was born on April 17, 1932, in Muirhouse Buxton in the parish of St. Ann, Jamaica. He lived in Jamaica, Grand Cayman, New York, and New Jersey, and spent his final years in Jesup, Georgia.

Bishop Wisdom was an ordained minister in the New Testament Church of God and served the New Testament Church in various offices throughout his life. He was an accomplished musician and played a variety of musical instruments. He was, however, most proficient at the organ. This instrument gave him much delight as the melodious strains rang out at home, in rallies, concerts, church services, funerals, and weddings under the magical touch of his nimble fingers.

Bishop Wisdom was a renowned building contractor and was known for his work with stone as well as the high-standard finish which characterized his completed projects. He taught many young men building skills and was known by many as a generous person. He left his mark in Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and the United States, mainly in New Jersey and Georgia.

Bishop Wisdom met and married Annetta Fraser in 1955, and the union produced eleven children, two of whom pre-deceased him. The nine remaining children continue to make significant contributions in the US, Jamaica, Grand Cayman and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, as Vice Presidents, HR Manager, IT Specialist, Music Teachers, Nurses, Permanent Secretary, Fashion Designer, Interior Decorator and Entrepreneur.

Bishop Wisdom married Amanda Wisdom 25 years ago in New Jersey where they originally resided. They moved to Jesup 21 years ago where they both made their mark on the community and their church.

Bishop Wisdom is survived by his wife Amanda Wisdom. He is also survived by his 9 remaining children; Samuel Wisdom, Dr. Ena Williams, Morine Williams BH (M), Hillory Wisdom, Melrose Atkinson, Solomon Wisdom, Neville Wisdom, Dr. Eveth Green, and the youngest, David Wisdom.

Sisters, Gertrude Brown, Maudrian Grant, and Sarah Williams, and brother Daniel Wisdom.

Grandchildren; Patricia Atkinson, Damian Chambers Antoneth Mitchel, Althea Wisdom, Kerry-Ann Pacht, Dr. Shelly-ann Dakarai, Chellise Williams McPherson, Andrea Williams, Andrew Williams, Alex Williams, Romario Atkinson, Ronaldo Atkinson, Javon Wisdom, Theodore Wisdom, Nicholas Wisdom, Nathaniel Wisdom, Sheniqua Green, Natasha Green, Joseph Green Jr., Shantell Wisdom, Abagail Wisdom, and Maria Wisdom.  

Great grandchildren; Alton-lee McPherson, Shawna-lee McPherson, Taj-lee McPherson, Maya Pacht, Layla Pacht, Skie Jackson, Catherine Jackson, and Catherine Mitchell, Anna Dakarai, Jadari Chambers, Azaria Chambers and Kaiden Pinnock Chambers.

Son and Daughter- in -Laws; Bishop Leonard Williams, Bishop Sonny Williams, Roy Atkinson, Joseph Greene, Joy Wisdom, Julie Wisdom

Stepchildren; Sharon Martin, Stanford McKeithan, Quincy (deceased).

Step grandchildren: Fredrick, Edwin, Jermaine Barrett, Oraldo Austin, Wayne McGann, Tyreek Martin, Za’Yirr, Jaidah and Tiana McKeithan. Eight great step grandchildren.

Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 


Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 4, 2023, at the Unity Church of God, (1580 Sunset BLVD, Jesup, GA 31545), with Minister Ena Williams officiating.

Bishop Wisdom will lie in repose from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Friday, March 3, 2023, at the Community Chapel Funeral Home of Jesup (2524 S US Highway 341, Jesup, GA 31546).

Funeral colors are purple, black and white.

Mask are required for attendees. 

This event will be live streamed; please scroll down to bottom of page and click the livestream button.



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March 3, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Community Chapel Funeral Home of Jesup, Inc
2524 S US Hwy 341
Jesup, GA 31546

March 4, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Unity Church of God (GA)

Funeral Service
March 4, 2023

10:00 AM
Unity Church of God (GA)

Video is available for this event

March 4, 2023

12:00 PM
Sunset Oaks Memorial Cemetery
1580 Sunset Blvd
Jesup, GA 31545


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