Rev. Morris Woodrow Wilson, 84, of Clayton, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 23, 2018. He was born September 11, 1933 in Highlands, NC to the late Herman and Dona Rogers Wilson.
Rev. Wilson was employed for many years in the construction business working for Potts Construction in addition to being a minister and leading churches in Macon County, Jackson County and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was a veteran and a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church.
He enjoyed leather work and hunting, especially coon hunting.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Elaine Wilson of the home; daughter, Gay Hunter (Dave) of Highlands; sons, Budd Wilson (Becky) of Tennessee, Mike Wilson (Linda) of Clayton and George Wilson (Julie) of Greenville, SC; ten grandchildren; seven great‑grandchildren; sister, Barbara Drodsick of Highlands and brothers, Joe Wilson and Steve Wilson both of Clayton.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, John Allen Wilson and brothers, Neville Wilson and Duane Wilson.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Clear Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Carpenter and Rev. Roy Lowe officiating. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Community Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 ‑ 2:00 pm prior to the service at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to Clear Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Charlie Hicks, 288 Persimmon Lodge Rd., Highlands, NC 28741.
Online condolences are available at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com. Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Wilson family.