July 5, 1946 ~ August 10, 2019

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Glenn Calvin Wilson, 73, went home to spend eternity with the love of his life, Reba Wilson.

Glen was a native of Buncombe County and a son of the late Glenn Clarence and Sadie Warren Wilson.  In addition to his wife and his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Jimmy Wilson and Carolyn Orlawski. He retired after more than 30 years with Buncombe Construction.

He is survived by his daughter, Anita Wilson (Eric Taylor); son, William “Tom” Wilson (Jennifer); step-son, Clayton “Roger” Cooper; grandchildren, Candie Cooper and Cassie Wilson; great-grandson, William “Little Willie” Wilson; and siblings, Judith Holcombe, Thomas “Tom” Wilson, Pat Triminal (Larry), Bobby Wilson (Rachael) and Cynthia Parton (Tommy).

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Pisgah View Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with Mr. Brian Weatherman officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

Services

Funeral Service: August 13, 2019 11:00 am

Pisgah View Memorial Park Mausoleum
1529 Smoky Park Highway
Candler, NC 28715

818-667-4415

Visitation: August 12, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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  1. SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT CALVIN,YOU WILL ALL CERTAINLY BE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. I KNEW ALL OF YOU FROM YEARS AGO WHEN YOU LIVED ON BLAYLOCK AVENUE AND I LIVED ON GLENDALE AVENUE IN OAKLEY. JUST KNOW THAT CALVIN AND REBA ARE TOGETHER AGAIN IN THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE EVER. LOVE AND PRAYERS ALWAYS TONI (OWENBY) MAHAFFEY

  2. We knew you for only a short time but you were loved by our whole family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. All our love Jerry and Judy Cauble

  3. I can’t believe Calvin is no longer here on Earth with us. He was one of the best men I’ve ever known. The world is definitely a sadder place without him. I will always remember his smile and soft spoken voice and his love for his family and friends.

  4. Quentin Murphy,,this world will miss your light,your smile,I will always remember your greatings,”Hay Ricky”,Love you and will miss you

  5. Fly high Uncle Calvin no more pain dance in the sky with Aunt Reba forever in our heart till me and mom see you again one day!!! We love u

  6. Calvin was one of the nicest men I ever met, and Howard and I will miss him greatly. Howard used to hunt and fish with Calvin for years and always had nice and kind words for him..He will be missed.

  7. My condolences to the Wilson family. You will be so missed Calvin. Fly high, sweet friend. FLY HIGH! My prayers are with Anita and family. So sorry for your loss.

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