Joseph Larry Wilson, age 62 of Oxford, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Granville Medical Center.
A native of Oxford, he was the son of Mildred W. Wilson and the late Nelson Wilson. A graduate of JF Webb class of 1967, and attended Crofts Business School, Durham. He was owner and operator of Lewis Electric of Oxford until his retirement in 2010. A member of St. James Catholic Church, a former member of the Oxford Jaycees and Knights of Columbus. A former member of NC Army National Guard.
A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Friday, August 24, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at St. James Catholic Church, Henderson, NC by Rev. William Long. Burial will follow in Meadowview Memorial Park with military rites.
Surviving are his wife, Carolyn E Wilson; his sons, J Larry Wilson II Alison of Oxford , Dr. Christopher Nelson Wilson Heather of Raleigh, a sister Deborah W. Daniel of Oxford. Nine grandchildren: Darrell, Dillon, Lauren, Connor, Mackenzie, Riley, Noah, Eleanor, and Aaron.
Predeceased by brother, Kenneth Wilson, and brother-in-law, Marvin W. Daniel.
Flowers are accepted or memorial may be made to Preston Robert, Tisch Brain Tumor Center, DMC, Box 3624 Durham, NC 27710.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 8:30 P.M. Thursday, August 23, with a Rosary Service at 8:00. Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Wilson family. For online condolences go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.