David "Dave" Wilson

January 16, 1945June 4, 2021

Dave, 76, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at his home in Charlotte, surrounded by his loving wife and family members.

Born January 16, 1945 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, he was the son of the late William Wilson and Jayne Mitchell Wilson.

He came to the United States when he was two and lived in Kearny, New Jersey. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years.

Dave's career involved working for several brokerage firms (Bache & Co., P. F. Fox and Goldman Sachs), as a stock trader.

In 1986 Dave and his family moved to Charlotte, NC and he started his own painting company (Perfect Painting Co.). He retired in 2007.

Dave is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary Ann Wilson (Scuderi); two children, his son, Andrew Wilson of Birmingham, England, and his daughter, Kelly Ann Gibson (Steve) of Lyndenhurst, NY; and his grandchildren, Danielle Thorne, Sawyer Gibson; and great grandchildren, Eden and Kabon Thorne.

Also surviving are his sister, Carol Jagar (Bob) of Gulf Breeze, FL; uncle to Cris Jagar (Heather) and nieces and nephews to Charlotte, Ryan, Jessica and Cooper.

A brother, John Wilson, preceded him in death.

A service to celebrate Dave's life will be held at 12:00 Noon Thursday, June 10 in the chapel of McEwen Funeral Service - Pineville Chapel, 10500 Park Road.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Hospice & Palliative Care, Charlotte Region (

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  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, June 10, 2021


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Dale Karp

June 11, 2021

Sorry for your loss, but now Dave is finally free. So many memories from Kearny, he will not be forgotten. God bless you, Kelly and family, may your memories help you through this difficult time. Our love and prayers, Harve and Dale ❤

Nancy and Jack Burghart

June 6, 2021

Our sincerest condolances, Mary Anne, on the passing of your dear husband, David. May he rest in peace. God bless you and your family. 💕

John Kopfle

June 5, 2021

Mary Ann, so sorry to hear of David's passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace. Sorry I can't make the service.

God bless,
John and Nancy