Graveside services for David Wilson, 85, of Calvert and formerly of Centerville were held 2 P.M., Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at New Salem Cemetery. Rev. Bobby W. Burleson officiated the service.
David Vincin Wilson was born November 16, 1935 in Gause, Texas to Thurman & Esther (Payne) Wilson. He worked for the electric company as a tree trimmer for over thirty years in the Dallas area. He and his late wife, Girthel were married June 19, 1972, and David always commented that marrying her was one of the best decisions he had ever made. They lived in Duncanville and Fairfield before making their home in Centerville. David and Girthel enjoyed traveling—always making a yearly trip to Branson, Missouri and visiting the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. David passed away August 29, 2021 in Bryan, Texas. He was preceded in death by both of his parents; wife, Girthel Wilson; son, Scott Wilson; brother, Bobby Joe Wilson & sister, Mary Gladys Kornegay.
Surviving family members include son, Mark Wilson of Calvert; brother, Cecil Wilson (Barbara) of Burleson; grandsons, Justin Wilson (Andrea) of Calvert and Chad Wilson of Calvert and great-grandchildren, Keaton, Tyler and Dalton.
Arrangements were under the direction of Walters Funeral Home, Centerville, Texas.