Wilson is survived by his wife, Anita S. Thompson; children, Ada Jay “Ducky” Thompson, Homer “Doo” Thompson and John “Bug” Thompson; brothers, Eugene Thompson with wife Geraldine and Edison Thompson; one sister, Amanda Thompson and two grandchildren; and surviving special friends Skip Meyers, Truman Taylor, Lloyd Owle and Holly Bird.
Wilson is preceded in death by brothers, Simon Thompson, Ennis Thompson, Adam Thompson and Lawrence Thompson.
A visitation will be held on Friday, March 13 at the Cherokee Methodist Church from 5pm-12am (midnight). The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 14 at 1pm. Burial will follow at the Thompson Family Cemetery. Pall Bearers include: Gene Thompson, Ed Thompson, Will Thompson, David Owle, Jay Sequoyah, Stanley Ledford, Justin Ledford and Dean Swimmer. Pastor James “Bo” Parris will officiate.