Frank Wilson, 90, of Clayton, passed away Feb. 27, 2016.
Frank was born in Highlands, North Carolina, the son of the late Andy Mayberry Wilson and Effie Carpenter Wilson. As a young man, Frank served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married and spent his entire life with his wife, Margaret Moore Wilson.
Mr. Wilson was a lineman in the telephone industry and worked for Contel until he retired. He was a member of Clayton First Baptist Church. What was most important to Frank was his family and spending time with them. He never met a stranger and enjoyed all the people in the community.
In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by one brother, Tom Wilson, and four sisters, Edna Wilson, Zoa Darnell, Stella Talley and Blanch Vinson.
Frank is survived by his loving wife, two daughters, Gloria Roper and Rebecca Wilson, one son, Frank Moore Wilson, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family received friends Tuesday, March 1, 2016, from 5-7 p.m. at Beck Funeral Home. A private family graveside service was held Wednesday, March 2, 2016.
The family asks in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Multiple Sclerosis Association of America 375 Kings Highway North Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 08034.
Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, was in charge of the arrangements. An online memorial register book is available at www.beckfuneralhome.com.
The Clayton Tribune, March 17, 2016