He was born on June 27, 1944 in Rome, the son of the late Leon Wilson and the late Lottie Hopper Wilson.
Mr. Wilson was a veteran of the United States Army and was employed by Old Fashion Foods.
He was a member of the Euharlee Baptist Church of Aragon.
Survivors included his wife, Suzanne Elliott Wilson, of Aragon to whom he married on June 3, 1979; sons, Elliott Wilson and his wife Tara of Dallas, Greg Wilson and his wife Tera of Byron and Anthony Wilson of Dallas; daughters, Teri Hamrick of Aragon and Stacy Bradley of Dallas; sister, Barbara Taylor of Cedar Bluff and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Lanny Wooten officiating. Interment services followed in the family lot of the Aragon Cemetery with Brown-Wright American Legion Post No. 12 Honor Guard in charge of the military graveside rites.
The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Elliott Wilson, Greg Wilson, Philip Campbell, Arnold Wheeler, Jon Elliott and Jamie Elliott.
The following gentlemen served as honorary pallbearers: Jordan Wilson, Erik Lewis, Darrin Taylor and Michael Taylor.
Those wishing can visit www.freemanharrisfunerals.com to extend condolences to the family by signing the online guestbook.
The Freeman Harris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.