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Charles Guy Wilson

Charles Guy Wilson, 80, of Sylva, passed away unexpectedly Saturday December 19, 2020 at Morning Star Assisted Living Center. A native of Jackson County, he was born April 16, 1940 to the late Lawrence and Bessie Ashe Wilson. He was also preceded in death by his brothers; Bobby Ray Wilson, Billy Wilson, Herbert Wilson and Howard Wilson, his sisters; Janice Kaye Wilson Truett, and Doris Wilson Jones. 

He is survived by his wife of 52 years Kathleen H. Wilson 

Son- Jason Scott Wilson

Special Grandson- Chase Evan Wilson

Sisters- Margaret Brown, Jean Trantham, Alice Wykle, Nell Norman, Rita Faye Medford, Helen Moore

Charles graduated from Berry School for Boys, Berry, Georgia in 1956. He then served in the U.S.Navy. Charles was a talented carpenter and creative craftsman, he also enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, the mountains he grew up in and his special companion Sam. He was a 50 year member of Unity Lodge in Memphis, TN., and was an honorary member of East LaPorte Masonic Lodge, where his great great grandfather, William Wilson, was a founding member and was also one of the Noble Nine of Western Carolina University. He was of the Christian Faith. Charles was a caring, giving individual and will be missed by his many friends. 

As per his wishes, he will be cremated and there will be a Memorial Service at a later date.  

In lieu of flowers a fund has been set up at Select Bank, 498 East Main St, Sylva ,NC 28779, for KATHY, to help with funeral and other expenses

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We are praying for comfort and eternal peace for Charles. He will be missed by his Morningstar Family! Candace Hammonds Morningstar Residents & Staff

Candace Hammonds Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Wilson

Candace Hammonds Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM

Sending our prayers to Kathy and the all family. We was so blessed to have the opportunity to know and care for Charles at Morningstar. He will be greatly missed. May God comfort each of you.

Patsy Gunter Dec 22 2020 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM