Todd Wilson

HUDSON - Todd Wilson of Hudson passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the Caldwell Memorial Hospital.

Wilson was born in Gaston County, to the late Ruth Todd Wilson and James Lee Wilson. He attended school in Mount Holly and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired from Bellsouth after 42 years of service and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of North Carolina. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and attending flea markets.

He was a member of Hudson United Methodist Church, Hudson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, James Wilson, Torrence Wilson and Coit Wilson; and one sister, Sarah Wilson.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Harrelson Wilson, of the home; a son, Eric Wilson and wife, Chao, of Lenoir; grandchildren, Emily and Ethan Wilson; a brother, Carson Wilson and wife, Nelda, of Mount Holly; he is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews; and other relatives.

A celebration of life will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Service with Dr. Tim Brittain officiating. Interment will follow the service at Blue Ridge Memorial Park in Lenoir.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2-3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to Hudson United Methodist Church, 383 Main St., Hudson, NC 28638 or to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.

Online condolences may be sent to the Wilson family at

Evans Funeral Service & Crematory of Lenoir is serving the Wilson family.

Published in Gaston Gazette from Jan. 26 to Jan. 28, 2013