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Graveside Service

Oak Ridge Cemetery
Tuesday April 5th, 2022

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McNeill-Legacy Funeral Home
Tuesday April 5th, 2022
12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Rev. Gerald Wesley Wilson

Rev. Gerald Wesley Wilson, age 75 of St. Pauls was born February 28, 1947 in Cumberland Co., NC to the late Clarence and Elizabeth White Wilson and went home to be with the Lord, March 29, 2022 at UNC Heath Southeastern in Lumberton.

In addition to his parents, Gerald is preceded in death by his brothers, James F. Wilson and Tony Marshall Wilson, along with his mother in-law, Hettie B. Brown.

Rev. Wilson leaves to cherish his memories and mourn his passing, his loving wife, Irene S. Brown Wilson of the home;  his daughter, Gerris Lupo (Steven) of St. Pauls; two brothers, George Wilson of Fayetteville and Robert Wilson of Lancaster, SC; one sister, Mary Strickland of Clayton and a host of other relatives and friends.

Rev. Wilson is a US Army Veteran and retired as Southern Baptist Preacher after serving for over 40 years. Rev. WIlson earned his Divinity Licensure at Wake Forest University. Rev. Wilson pastored Carolina Baptist Church, Clybonville Baptist Church and Butters Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, contibutions can be made to McNeill-Legacy Funeral Home for funeral expenses of Rev. Wilson.


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Gerris, so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. My prayers are with you and your family.

Melba Walters Apr 5 2022 10:20 PM

Gerris: So sorry for the loss of your Father
You are not alone. God promised to be with us always. Prayers for comfort and peace for you and your family in the days ahead. God has a plan for our lives. Trust Him completely and in everything give thanks.

Mary F. Jones Apr 4 2022 8:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gerald Wilson

Maria sellers Apr 4 2022 6:32 PM

My heartfelt condolences are extended to the family of Rev. Gerald Wesley Wilson during this most difficult time. I pray that Gods caring and comforting presence will help ease the pain of your loss.

Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Apr 4 2022 9:44 AM

I was honored to have Preacher Wilson marry us. He was such a sweet man and loved by so many. Love you Preacher Wilson and may you Rest In Peace!

Hollie Walton Apr 3 2022 9:10 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gerald Wilson

Hollie Walton Apr 3 2022 9:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gerald Wilson

Tony and Sharon Caulder Apr 3 2022 8:54 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gerald Wilson

Phaylene McKinnon Apr 3 2022 6:52 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gerald Wilson

Courtney Pittman Apr 2 2022 1:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gerald Wilson

Lori Wilson Apr 2 2022 1:10 PM

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