Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2012, at Shiloh M.B. Church in Shelby with the Rev. James E. Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of W.S. Brandon Mortuary in Cleveland.
Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2012, at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
He is preceded in death by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wilson Sr.; stepmother, Mittie Buckner; two sisters, Jannie Lee and Doris Ann Wilson; and one brother, George Wilson.
He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Latunya (Darius) Franklin of Shelby; three sons, Anthony Haynes of Rosedale, and Donya and Mariya Johnson, both of Hayness, Mass.; three sisters, Tena M. Jeter of Detroit, Mich., Alice Wilson of Nashville, Tenn., and Ellen J. Matthews of Junction City, Kan.; two brothers, Eugune Wilson Sr. and Larry (Mona) Wilson, both of Shelby; nine grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.