Vernon Wilson of Fort Gay

Vernon Wilson, Sr. 60 of Fort Gay, WV went to be with the Lord on January 3, 2012 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Friday, January 6, 2012 at Oak Grove Church, Fort Gay, WV with Pastors Mac Ray Cyrus and Luther Dingess officiating. Burial will follow to the Wilson Cemetery, Genoa, WV. Vernon was born April 5, 1951 in Genoa, WV, a son of Clara Lucille Wilson and the late James Wilson. Vernon is preceded in death by his father, two brothers, Chester Wilson and Earl Wilson, and a grandson Courtney Lee Wilson. He was married 40 wonderful years to Sharon Gay Wilson, and he had a daughter, Starlena (Paul) Rigsby of Catlettsburg, KY; one adopted granddaughter whom they raised, Katrina Lynn Wilson, daughter of Robert Allen, at home; three sons, Vernon (Pennie) Wilson , Jr. of Genoa, WV, Robert Allen Wilson of Wayne, WV, and James Minnes (Sharon Jewell) Wilson, Sr. of Genoa, WV; six grandchildren, Amber (Josh) Qualls, Alissa Rigsby, James Minnes Wilson, Jr., Kimberly Jewell Wilson, Brittnee Ann Wilson, and Rianna Faye Wilson; three great grandchildren, Atreyu Qualls, Haden Curry and Kyler Curry; special friends, Johnny Bowens, Glen Adams, and Danny Starr; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Friends may call after 6:00 p.m. at the Oak Grove Church on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 and Thursday, January 5, 2012.