Obituary of Roy Edward “Coyroy” Wilson ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Mr. Roy Edward “Coyroy” Wilson, age 54 of Marion passed away on Thursday January 15, 2009 at The McDowell Hospital. A native of McDowell County, he was born on May 28, 1954 to the late R. D. Wilson and Treva McCracken Wilson of Montreat. He was employed at Superior Machine Co. in Marion as a welder. A man of the outdoors, he will be remembered for his humor, pride, honesty and respect for others. He could be taken at his word and his family is proud of him, loved him and will always remember him.
Saddened by this loss are, in addition to his mother, two sons, Roy S. Wilson and Jesse L. Wilson, both of Old Fort; two brothers, Randall Wilson of Old Fort and Roger Wilson of Leicester; two sisters, Darlene McPeters and Sherry Wilson, both of Leicester; his niece Gina Groseclose; three uncles, Vester, Therry and Coy Wilson; and three aunts, Marchie, Lillian and Helen.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday January 20, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Stewart Vess officiating. The family received friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 21, 2008 Volume 15 # 3