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His funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m., at Bethel AME Church in Greenville, with Rev. Billy Pannell serving as eulogist. Visitation will be today, noon to 6 p.m., at Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home.
Mr. Wilson was born Aug. 5, 1942 in New Boston, Texas, to Roy L., Sr. and Erma T. Wilson.
He worked as an ice distributor and was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church.
Mr. Wilson is survived by his daughters, Janice (Hassan) Ashraf, Tyunia (Rickey) Rhoden and Tammany Perrin; brothers, Roy L. Wilson, Jr. and Bobby Wilson; sisters, Roynell Clayton and Linda Faye Thrash; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; his aunt and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Dennis Wilson; one brother, Elihu Wilson; and one sister, Faydell McMurray.
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