Ray Chandler Wilson

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Ray Chandler Wilson

Birthplace: Person Co, NC
Death: April 04, 2014 (87)
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Alfred Wilson and Cara Blye Wilson
Husband of Virginia "Jenny" Catherine Bowling
Father of Private and Private User
Brother of W. A. [Bill] Wilson, Jr.; Donald Wilson; Bobby Gray Wilson and David Edwin Wilson

Managed by: Pam Wilson (may be slow to respond)
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Immediate Family

About Ray Chandler Wilson


Mr. Ray Chandler Wilson

GREENSBORO- Ray Chandler Wilson, 87, passed away April 4, 2014 at Camden Place Nursing and Rehab Center after a brief illness. “Ray Ray”, as he was affectionately called, was born June 2, 1926 in Timberlake, NC. He was the son of the late William and Cara Wilson.

An army veteran who later graduated from Bowling Green University, Ray was a CPA with the Internal Revenue Service and after retirement continued to work with Jones Brady & Company. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and traveling with his family. He was a devoted member of Christ United Methodist Church and a member of the Asbury Class. Ray dedicated his life to selflessly serving others: his family, friends, and those in need.

He was preceded in death by his brothers: William Alfred Wilson, Jr, Donald Wilson, David Edwin Wilson, and Bobby Gray Wilson; and his wife of 65 years, Virginia Bowling Wilson.

He is survived by his children, Cathy Fuquay and Cindy Bessoir; grandchildren Lauren Matthews, Mindy Roger and Spencer Sharpe; and great-grandchildren Corbin and Mason Matthews, all of Greensboro. A private graveside service was held April 6th in Roxboro. A memorial service will be held on April 12th at Christ United Methodist Church at 11AM. The family will receive friends after the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greensboro Urban Ministry or Christ United Methodist Church.

Forbis and Dick Guilford Chapel is assisting the family of Mr. Wilson. On-line condolences may be offered at www.forbisanddick.com.

Ray Chandler Wilson, 1926-2014, was a graduate of Bowling Green College and worked a tax and estate consultant and a CPA in Greensboro, NC. He retired after 30 years as an appeals officer for the Internal Revenue Service. Married to Virginia Bowling, they had two daughters: Cathy Wilson Jump Fuquay, a graduate of UNC School of Pharmacy, mother of a daughter, Lauren Jump Matthews; and Cynthia Wilson Sharpe Bessoir a graduate of Greensboro College, mother of Mindy Sharpe Roger and Spencer Sharpe.

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Ray Chandler Wilson's Timeline

June 2, 1926
Person Co, NC
April 4, 2014
Age 87
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
April 6, 2014
Age 87
Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina, United States