Age: 62 Address: Formerly of the Busick Community Date of Death: Saturday March 30, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Raymond Lee Wilson formerly of the Busick community of Yancey County went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 30th. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late A. A. and Della Banks Wilson. Raymond loved Christ, his family, his work at McDonalds, the Tar Heels, Panthers and NFL, especially Packers and Patriots, Hendersonville Car Club, Old Gospel, 60’s and Country music.
Surviving are a sister: Sarah Bartlett (T.M.) of Marion; 3 brothers: Dean Wilson (Betty) of Charlotte, Coy Wilson (Barbara) of Marion and Dennis Wilson (Linda) of Burnsville; a half-brother: Bill Wilson of Rowan County; special friend and caretaker: Michael Hart of Asheville and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Raymond’s journey thru life will be held at 11 AM Thursday, April 18, 2013 in New Morgan Hill Baptist Church, 370 Lake Drive, Candler, NC 28715. Dr. James Walker will officiate.
Music will be provided by Kathy Cannon Clark of Sevierville, TN with vocalists Ronnie Fox and Joe Green of Morganton. These were special people to Raymond and he would be elated they volunteered.
The family will receive guests immediately following the service at the church.
Cards and condolences may be mailed to 36 Debra Lane, Asheville, NC 28806. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eblen Charities, 50 Westgate Parkway, Asheville, NC 28806.
Internment will be private at a family cemetery in Busick, NC.
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is assisting the Wilson family. To send an online condolence, visit www.holcombebrothers.com