Mr. Danny Ray Wilson, also known as "Pops" and "Doc", 72 of Sylva, passed away on Sunday December 15th. Danny was the son of the late Jack and Gladys Thompson Wilson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia or "Pat" Wilson.
Danny was born on October 25, 1947. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Danny worked at Buster Brown Apparel for 29 years. He then retired from the NCDOT sign shop 2013. His life's passion was his family and supporting them in everything. His granddaughter, Morgan was the light of his life. Danny was an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves.
Danny is survived by his wife, Phyllis; a daughter, Misti Satterfield; son-in-law, Rusty Satterfield, who he always considered a son; a granddaughter, Morgan; and one brother, Jackie Wilson of Brevard. Several nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive.
Funerals services will be held on Wednesday December 18th at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Rev. Avery Brown officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening December 17th from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family members and special friends. Burial will be in the Stillwell Cemetery.