Mr. Fred Wilson, age 81 resident of Lake City, FL passed away April 30, 2014 at Shands at Lake Shore Hospital terminating an illness. Born in Lake City, FL, he was the son of Claude Wilson and Genera Johnson-Griffin, both whom preceded him in death.
Fred received his education in the public schools of Columbia County. Later in life he relocated to Miami and Orlando, FL.
After relocating back to Lake City, FL, he worked with Anderson Columbia and Lead Driver for Suwannee Valley Grass, until his retirement.
He leaves to cherish his memories, 3 daughters, Monica McIntosh, Latia McIntosh (Mother Faye Wilson) of Lake City, FL, Connie McKinney (Vincent) of Miami, FL; 4 sons, Cornelius Wilson (Maria), Jimmy Jones (Mother Ema Wilson) of San Anan, CA, Reginal Rawls, Eugene Rawls of Miami, FL; 3 sisters, Roberta Hudson (James Sr.) of San Francisco, CA, Maebell Miller of Detroit, MI, and Constanwilla Johnson of Lake City, FL; 2 brothers, Jesse Griffin of Flint, MI, and Morris Wilson of Oakland, CA, 12 grandchildren, Aniah, Maqwan, Jazmyn, Heaven, Grace, Chloe, Emma, Jalen, Valencia, Lydell, Eugene and Donnelle, Great-grandson, Andre Brown Jr., Aiyanni. Close friend, Twanetta Rozier; best friends, Steve Simmons and Johnny. Devoted nephews, Gerrick, Vankina, Errick, Derrick, Mark, Manvel, and Kenneth; Devoted nieces, Linda, Barbara, Arleen, Sadie, Claris, Connie and Brenda.
Funeral services for the late Mr. Fred Wilson will be Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Charles Martin, officiating. Interment will follow in the Huntsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME, 251 N.E. Washington Street, Lake City, Florida, 32055. Willis O. Cooper L.F.D.