John "Hunter" Wilson
December 27, 1932 – June 6, 2018
John “Hunter” Wilson, 85, of Mint Hill, North Carolina, passed away June 6, 2018 at his home.
The son of the late Morris McNeely “Mac” Wilson and Lula Estelle Davis, Hunter was born December 27, 1932 in Mecklenburg County and was a life-long resident of Mint Hill. Hunter was a 1951 graduate of East Mecklenburg County High School. He worked for Puffin Biscuits for 19 years. He then began working for Continental General Tire until his retirement. Hunter was a 50 year service member with the Masonic Lodge #742.
Hunter is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Frances Elizabeth Mullis. He was a loving father to his children, John “Johnny” (Mary), Linda Reimann (Craig), Jackie (Denise), Terry “Hunt” and the late Karl “Buster” (Leigh). He had many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Hunter had many things that he enjoyed in life. He always planted a garden and played golf with his many friends. Hunter enjoyed the beach and mountains, but the thing he enjoyed the most was serving the Lord in many different roles during his life at Wilson Grove Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service following at 2:00 p.m. at Wilson Grove Baptist Church on Saturday, June 9, 2018 with Pastor Rob Mariucci officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens with Rev. Hugh Cooper and the Masonic Lodge of Mint Hill.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wilson Grove Baptist Church, 6624 Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227 or Novant Health Hospice, 324 N. McDowell St., Ste. 200, Charlotte, NC 28204.
Condolences may be offered at www.mcewenminthillchapel.com.
- Frances Elizabeth Mullis Wilson, Wife
- John "Johnny" Wilson (Mary), Son
- Linda Reimann (Craig), Daughter
- Jackie Wilson (Denise), Son
- Terry "Hunt" Wilson, Son
- Karl "Buster" Wilson (Leigh), Son
- Troy Bowers
- Michael Davis
- Drew Wilson
- Clay Wilson
- Aaron Reimann
- Daniel Green
- Joey Williams
Wilson Grove Baptist Church
6624 Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, North Carolina 28227
Novant Health Hospice
324 N. McDowell Street Ste. 200, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
- Visitation Saturday, June 9, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, June 9, 2018
- Committal Service Saturday, June 9, 2018
John "Hunter" Wilson
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June 8, 2018
Thank you for the beautiful legacy you worked so hard to make our family into. I love you Paw Paw.
June 7, 2018
THIS WORLD HAS LOST A GREAT MAN IN HUNTER WILSON BUT HEAVEN HAS GAINED A WONDERFUL SOUL. I REMEMBER AS A CHILD THE DAYS SPENT ROAMING UP AND DOWN DAVIS ROAD WITH ALL THE OTHERS KIDS FROM HOUSE TO HOUSE KNOWING THAT WHICHEVER ONE WE ENDED UP AT WE WERE WELCOMED AND SAFE. HUNTER AND FRANCIS ALONG WITH ALL THE OTHER PARENTS ON DAVIS MADE SURE OF THAT. WE WERE ALL VERY LUCKY KIDS TO HAVE HAD HUNTER AND THE REST OF OUR PARENTS IN OUR LIVES. REST IN PEACE HUNTER AFTER A LIFE WELL LIVED. THANKS FOR ALL THE WONDERFUL MEMORIES.