Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Roger Wilson, age 78, of Pendergrass, Ga., who entered into rest Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Mr. Wilson was born in Braselton, Ga., the son of the late John D Wilson and the late Edith Roberts Wilson. Mr. Wilson served his country in the U.S. Army, was a member of Northeast Church, loved the outdoors and was a true friend of nature, feeding birds, fish and other wildlife in his yard where he enjoyed cutting grass and maintaining the area around his home. Mr. Wilson was a retired salesman with Atlanta Dairies after 38 years of service. In addition to his parents, Mr. Wilson is preceded by his wife, Kathryn Elizabeth Waters Wilson.
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Survivors include three daughters, Susan Wilson McCraw and her husband, Craig, Sandra Wilson Dickerson and her husband, Eric, and Angela Wilson Salter, all of Pendergrass; two grandsons and wives, Jimmy and Mallory Salter, Luke and Rebecca Salter; and five great-grandchildren, Reese, West, Molly, Julian and Madeline; two brothers, Dalton Wilson of Jacksonville, Fla., and James Wilson of Evans, Ga.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, March 15, 2014, from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Russ Harbin officiating with burial to follow in the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with the Deacons of Northeast Church honored as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 6-9 P.M. Friday, March, 14, 2014.
Evans Funeral Home Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Ga., 706-367-5467.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Mar. 14, 2014