March 25, 1932 - November 30, 2012
Thomas Arthur Wilson, 80, of Besoca passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012 in a Beckley hospital following a short illness. Born March 25, 1932 at Mead, he was the son of the late Arlie Don and Mary Elizabeth (Stanton) Wilson. Thomas attended the Grassy Banks Freewill Baptist Church and was a former coalminer retiring after 20 years of service. In his leisure, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, four-wheeling and was the last surviving member of his immediate family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Arlie Gene Wilson and James Fred Wilson; and one sister, Frances Mae Underwood. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Wanda Adkins Wilson; three daughters, Mary Azmon and her husband, James, of Mocksville, NC, Patricia Hart and her companion, Jackie Sargent, of Rhodell and Rita Shrewsbury and her husband, Pettie, of Rhodell; seven sons, Thomas Wilson, Jr. and his wife, Beulah, of Harmony, NC, Danny Wilson and his wife, Mary, of Navorre, FL, Donald Wilson and his companion, Sharlene Furguson, of Odd, Fred Wilson of Mocksville, NC, Woodrow Wilson and his wife, Sherri, of Josephine, William Wilson and his wife, Marla, of Amigo and Jerry Wilson and his wife, Maria, of Mocksville, NC; twenty-two grandchildren; and nineteen great grandchildren. Graveside services and burial will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Wilson Family Cemetery, Besoca with Rev. Charlie Bolen officiating. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery, which is on the property of Thomas Wilson at Besoca. Pallbearers will be Frankie D. Bolen, Thomas A. Wilson, III, Nathanial T. Bolen, Anthony G. Wilson, Basil R. Reed, and Brandon Wilson. Arrangements and care of the Wilson Family has been entrusted to the Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
Thomas Arthur Wilson, 80, of Besoca passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012 in a Beckley hospital following a short illness. Born March 25, 1932 at Mead, he was the son of the late Arlie Don and Mary Elizabeth (Stanton) Wilson. Thomas attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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