GASTONIA - Harvey Joseph Wilson, 69, passed away Feb. 11, 2014, after a lengthy illness.
He was born Nov. 25, 1944, in Gaston County, son of the late Harvey J. Wilson Sr. and Viola (Jackson) Wilson.
Harvey is survived by his wife of 40 years, Cathey Wilson, of Gastonia; daughters, DeAnn Wilson Weldon, of Gastonia, and Dayna Wilson-Burris, of Gastonia; grandchildren, Ashley and J.D. Ferguson, Brittney and Courtney Wilson, and Emma Weldon; great-grandchildren, Delilah and Noelle Ferguson and unborn baby, Carter Jones; brother, Robert Wilson; sisters, Nancy Willard and Patsy Stanley; special niece, Sandra Dasher; and other nieces and nephews.
He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Berea Baptist Church, 2522 Hickory Grove Road, Gastonia.
Burial will follow at Gaston Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Carothers Funeral Home, 312 W. Second Ave., Gastonia.
Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.
Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Wilson family.