Calvin Ray Wilson, age 78, of Erwin, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2014, in the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.
Calvin was a native of Erwin and a son of the late Richmond C. and Julie Tittle Wilson. He retired from Nuclear Fuel Services after 23 years of service. Calvin loved going to Church and being a Christian and his desire was to see his whole family saved.
In addition to his parents, Calvin is preceded in death by his first wife of 55 years in 2001: Patricia L. Wilson; Sisters: Beulah Whitney, Hazel Stockton and Thelma Garland; Brothers: Harold, Fred Don, William Merle and Floyd A. Wilson.
Calvin Ray Wilson has left behind to cherish his memories, wife: Tammie Wilson; Daughters: Carolyn McBee, of Erwin, Karen Tipton, of Erwin; Sons: Carl Wilson, of Erwin, Donald Wilson, of Johnson City, Mark Wilson, of Florida; Two Step Children: Regina Bunn, of Spruce Pine, David McClellan, of Spruce Pine; Seven Grandchildren; Two Step-Grandchildren; Five Great-Grandchildren; Brother: Alvin Faye Wilson, of Erwin; Father-in-law & Mother-in-law: Cecil Wesley and Lorraine Bailey, of Erwin; Sister-in-law: Bobbie Buchanan, of North Carolina.
The family requests the honor of your presence as we honor and remember the life of Calvin Ray Wilson in a funeral service at 3:00 PM on Sunday, February 9, 2014, in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Reed Bagby, Reverend Kevin Laws and Reverend Gordon Lewis will officiate.
A Committal will follow in the Mausoleum Chapel of Evergreen Cemetery.
A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 1:00 PM and continue until the service time of 3:00 PM on Sunday.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family through our website at www.valleyfuneralhome.net.
These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Calvin Ray Wilson through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, TN. 423-743-9187