Joseph E. Wilson
10/14/1927 - 3/31/2013
Joseph "Joe" Wilson, 85, made his way to the Lord on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013.
Born on October 14, 1927, in Blount County, Tennessee, to Farley and Sallie Wilson, Joe was a born musician with a special gift for singing and playing the guitar - and a variety of other instruments.
Joe will always be remembered for his love of God, family, friends, his country, and his music.
He is preceded in death by his son Douglas Wilson; daughter Virginia Farias; and third wife Esther Wilson. He is survived by his half brother Rex Shields; half sister Viva Quinton; first wife Ingrid Wilson; second wife Beryl Wilson; son Patrick, wife Rhonda and children Conner and Chad; grandchildren Robert Farias, wife Tina and children Christopher and Michael; Joseph Farias, wife Sarah; Erica Garcia, husband Juan and children Dianna and Lillian; and his companion Yvonne Griffin.
A memorial service honoring Joe will be held at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 10 a.m., followed by a celebration of Joe's life at 831 Fieldstone Court, Folsom, at 1 p.m. Donations may be made to Snowline Hospice of El Dorado County, Calif., (916) 817-2338.