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Johnnie Wilder, Jr
Birth: Jul. 3, 1949
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 13, 2006
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA

Musician. Along with his brother Keith Wilder, they formed the group 'Heatwave' in 1975, while serving in the military in Germany. The group later included other members, Ernest Berger, Derek Bramble, Roy Carter, Calvin Duke, Keith Harrison, Eric Johns, Mario Mantese, Rod Temperton, J.D. Nicholas, Jesse Whitten, and William Jones. The group who were together for 9 years, disbanded in 1984, but had several hits including, 'Always And Forver,' and 'Boogie Nights.' The song, 'Boogie Nights,' was later the title of the 2002 film, about the porn industry. The film starred the likes of Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham, and Burt Reynolds. Wilder who was injured in a car accident in 1979, later revived his music career in the late 1980s with the release of a gospel album, entitled, "My Goal." Wilder passed away at the age of 56. (bio by: Peterborough "K") 
Dayton National Cemetery
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 21, Site 103-i
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
Record added: May 16, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14301794
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- R I P
 Added: Oct. 4, 2017
Happy belated birthday Mr Johnnie Wilder Jr. I miss the voice of music from you. You sang from the heart and soul. GOD bless you. Sleep bless unil you receive your wings. You had a good heart and giving spirit as I read through Heatwave's bio and document...(Read more)
- Arnetta Savage
 Added: Jul. 16, 2017

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Jul. 3, 2017
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