Jerry Wayne Wilson

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 9, 2014

Jerry Wayne Wilson, 63, of Mocksville, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
A native of Forsyth County, he was born Aug. 11, 1950 and was the son of the late Joseph C. Wilson and the late Pansy (Tedder) Wilkins. He was a graduate of West Forsyth High School, although he lived most of his adult life in Davie County. He was an inspector with Hanes Companies where he retired in 2005 after 33 years. He was known as a good man who loved God and his family. He was blessed with talents that included the ability to play many musical instruments by ear and an artistic ability to paint pictures. He enjoyed writing poems and maintaining a daily journal of activities. Old cars were some of his other interests.
Survivors: his wife, Wilda Gail (Thompson) Wilson, whom he married on July 4, 1988; his daughters, Shannon W. Grimes and husband Randall of Advance, and Suzan M. Brooks of Mocksville; a son, Robert W. Mathena of Mocksville; a brother, Allan Wilson and wife Diane of Winston-Salem; 6 grandchildren: Alex Wilson, Sabrina Grimes, Samantha Grimes, Christopher Mathena, Robert Minor and Dylan Minor; a great-grandchild, Braydan Williams; a number of aunts, uncles and cousins; and a special friend, Wade Moody.
A celebration of life aervice was held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 4 from the Davie Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Rodney Barker officiating. Burial followed in the Rose Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral chapel Saturday, May 3.
Memorials: to the charity of donor’s choice.
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