Tony Eugene Wilson, born April 14, 1937, went to be with the Lord on January 23, 2018, at the age of 80. Tony was preceded in death by his parents, James Gurley and Eva Wilson, 3 brothers – Billy Wilson, Jerry Wilson and Joe Wilson, and 2 sisters – Libby Miller and Betty Lyman. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Mount Holly.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Linda Beaty Wilson, his sister – Rita McElwaine, 3 daughters – Deborah Wilson-Weatherby Whitehead and husband Mark of Charlotte NC, Sheri Wilson Edge and husband Terry of Mt. Holly NC, Toni Alissa Wilson of Stanley NC, 7 grandchildren – Anthony Weatherby Culberson and husband Chris, Melissa Edge Rushing and husband Brett, Cody Edge and wife Carly, Bradleigh Weatherby Aiken and husband Zack, Devin Wilson and fiancé MacKenzie Tilley, Jordan Wilson and Jaiden Wilson, 10 great-grandchildren – Lucas, Owen & Bennett Culberson, Ava, Chloe & Sadie Rushing, Maddox & Nash Aiken, Lawson & Declan Edge and Maleigha Wilson and many nieces and nephews; all of whom he loved dearly!
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Wilson will be held 3:00pm Friday, January 26, 2018, at Second Baptist Church in Mount Holly with Rev. Bruce Bradley officiating. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 740 Rankin Ave, Mt. Holly NC and Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Dr, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Jeffrey S. Painter Funeral Director Licensee of Mt. Holly is serving the Wilson family. www.jeffreyspainterfdl.com
Second Baptist Church
740 Rankin Avenue, Mount Holly NC 28120
Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County
900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton NC 28092