Vinson Wilde

vinson wilde
Vinson Wilde, 85, died Friday, April 13, 2012, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center. Mr. Wilde was born in Madison County and was a son of the late Rev. Joe and Lona Wallin Wilde. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Paulette Maybury and his brother, Quenton Wilde. Mr. Wilde served in the occupation of Japan during and following WW II and worked for 33 years as a drive for Consolidated Freightways. He was an avid gardener who especially enjoyed his roses. He attended Deaverview Baptist Church and was a former member of the VFW. He is survived by his wife, Aileen Jones Wilde; son, Stephen Wilde and wife, Linda; granddaughter, Chelsea Wilde; and sisters, Edith Flynn, Fredia Sizemore and Retha Ward. A graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Pisgah View Memorial Park with the Rev. Stacy Hightower officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday prior to the service at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. Memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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  1. The whole Wilde family have meant alot to our family for many years. I will miss Vinces’ fun loving and jovial spirit he demonstrated every Sunday morning and his visits to the car lot, we love you and if you need anything please contact us. Bob, Sharon, Matt

  2. Steve:

    I am very sorry about your loss. I have been there in very similar circumstances. Please know that I am here to assist you in any way possible in the days ahead. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  3. I will miss seeing Vinson working in his beautiful rose garden, and I will miss seeing him frome time to time at Bilo.. From all the members of my family. We are so sorry for your lose. Barbara Penix and Family

  4. We will miss the beautifull ROSES,
    That he grew,Iam sure all the
    folks that passed by everyday enjoyed them also!Vinson will surely be missed.

  5. Alieen, Steve & family,
    We were sorry to hear of Vincent’s passing, our sincere sympathy and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.
    Tom and Mary Hughes

  6. Hey Steve, sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. He was a great guy, mostly for putting up with us. HaHa. Have alot of good memories from your family. Give me a call sometime Chuck

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