Roger Lee Wilson

Published 10:35 am Monday, October 19, 2020

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Roger Lee Wilson, 84, of Cleveland, NC, died on Sunday, Oct. 18 at Novant Health Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

He was born Sept. 28, 1936 in Mitchell County, the son of the late Helen Stewart Wilson and Willard Otto Wilson. He was a graduate of Bakersville High School, Gardner Webb College and East Tennessee State University. Mr. Wilson worked as an industrial arts teacher at Davie County High School from 1965-1988 and two years at West Rowan High School. He was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years and served as an elder. He enjoyed woodworking, restoring old cars, jukeboxes, and clocks. He produced antique car parts and owned R&R Antique Autos.

Survivors: his wife of 64 years, Kate Boone Wilson, whom he married Aug. 18, 1956; sons, Matthew Lee Wilson (Sherry) of Mocksville and Wesley Kyle Wilson of Huntersville; grandchildren, Katherine Nicole Wilson, Benjamin Owen Wilson and Brandon James Angell.

Graveside service was at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 21 at Unity Presbyterian Church conducted by Rev.                   Kevin Conley.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers send donations to Unity Presbyterian, PO Box 28, Woodleaf, 27054.