We bid a fitting farewell to Charles Lee Wilson who passed away on April 16, 2020, at the age of 67 years old.
His journey began on July 6, 1952 and he was raised in Columbia South Carolina area. to the parents Charles Lee (Grooms) Wilson and Annie “Eva” Bell Wilson Benton.
Charles was born in Kershaw County, South Carolina. He grew up in the home of his grandparents, Josephine (Simons) Wilson and James “Dunk” Wilson of Eastover, South Carolina until moving to Brooklyn, New York to live with his sister Mary in his late teens.
Charles attended Crossroads and Webber High School in Eastover, SC. Lower Richland in Hopkins, SC.
Charles occupations were working as a floor finisher with Vino. He did runs for Malik Trucking as an independent cross county truck driver and a cook in the restaurant industry in The Atlanta, GA area.
Charles was a member of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, MO for about 15 years.
Charles Lee Wilson transitioned from this life in the Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, after developing serious chronic medical health complications in addition to fighting to overcome an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his mother Eva Bell Wilson Benton and father Charles Lee Grooms Wilson; Grandmother Josephine Wilson, married to James “Dunk” Wilson; Grandmother Mammie Damon, married to George Damon. Paternal Grandfather Preston Wilson.
Brothers – Larry Wilson, Bruce Kelvin Wilson, Lonnie Hosie Wilson and Ronald Kalvin Wilson.
Charles leaves to cherish his memories – His wife, Diane Jones Wilson. His sisters and brothers: Mary Lee Carroll and Jerry Wilson, Sr.; Martha Ann Wood and Curtis Lee Wood. Only surviving Aunt Mary Taylor. Sons: Charles (Lydale) Donaldson (mother Marie Donaldson). Children of mother Deloris Golden – Son, Marcus “Yoshimi” Wilson and Daughters: Amanda Wilson, Victoria “Vickie” Wilson, and Anita Wilson, a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as In-Laws, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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