Mr. Thomas J. Wilson, 82, of Thomson, Georgia, entered into rest on February 26, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. He was born in Toccoa, Georgia on November 25, 1938 to the late Fred Grigg Wilson and the late Ellie Belle Jenkins Wilson.
Mr. Wilson grew up in Toccoa, Georgia, but has lived in Thomson, Georgia for 47 years. He retired from the Southeast Division of Senco Kentec with over 20 years of service. Mr. Wilson and his wife also owned and operated Wilson Furniture & Woodcraft. He loved his family and friends, enjoyed people and loved cars and hot rods.
Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Kenneth Wilson. He is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Katy Ruth Beck Wilson; his son, Tim Wilson (Nate Copley) of Augusta, Georgia; his daughter, Kim Wilson Herndon (Perry) of Thomson, Georgia; his sisters, Shelby Heaton of Toccoa, Georgia and Marceline Garrett of Toccoa, Georgia; his grandchildren, Jennifer Haywood Rohl, of Thomson, Georgia and Brandy Simons (Andrew) of North Augusta, South Carolina; and his great grandchildren, Gracie Kate Rohl, Hunter Simons, Abram Rohl and Andy Simons.
Graveside Services will be held Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Westview Cemetery, Thomson, Georgia. Tim Wilson will be presenting the Eulogy and Rev. Teddy King will be closing with the Benediction.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations in his memory be made to the American Cancer Society.
Per CDC requirements, the family will be observing social distancing. Masks are required and appreciated. If you are uncomfortable attending, the family would appreciate your phone calls, cards, texts, and e-mails.
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