Harold Richard Wilson, Sr.
Harold Richard Wilson, Sr., 83, of Walnut Ridge, formerly of Osceola, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, April 24, 2020. He was born Jan. 29, 1937 in Burdette to John David and Zelpha Jane Gamble Wilson. Harold worked for many years for Jones Truck Line, followed by employment with Osceola Products, Bunge and LaFonce Latham. Prior to his stroke in 2015, he loved to fish and rabbit hunt. He shared a very special bond with his great-granddaughter, Lillie, who he considered his little sweetheart. She brought so much joy to his life with her frequent visits.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John David and Zelpha Wilson; one brother, James Wilson; two sisters, Linda Hughes and Lora Bechel; son-in-law, Scott Sawyer; three grandchildren, the Warren triplets Megan Ladawn Warren, Clinton Hubert Warren and Charles Keith Warren, Jr.
He has left to cherish and honor his memory his brother, Allen "Bobo" Wilson of Germantown, Tenn.; two sisters, Wanda June Buckley of Mississippi and Bobbie Turner of Manila. He will be missed dearly by those who loved him most, his children, Cindy Warren of Greers Ferry, Tonya Wilson (fiance Tim Hastings) of Caraway, Harold Richard Wilson, Jr. (Tosha) of Leachville, Marsha Avery (Mark) of Star City; and the mother of his children, Patricia Ann Wilson of Osceola. He was the proud grandfather to Joe Allen (Jessica), Jonathan and Noah Allen, Patrick Warren (Amber), Heather Hill (Bryan Webb), Nicholas Sawyer, Turianne Ainsworth (Jason), Makayla Cole, Kristopher, Destiny and Aaron-Richard Wilson, Zack Wilson (Nicki), Little Mark and Hunter Avery, 10 great-grandchildren, Emma Jo Allen, Warren Scott Allen, Noah Jase Allen, Ora Kate Warren, Jaxon Martin, Lillie Martin, Laynie Mae Ainsworth, Livvy Joan Ainsworth, Kyler Wilson and Zander Wilson, and the beloved "Uncle Bubby" to many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the caring staff of Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehab and the heroic staff at St. Bernards Hospital Covid Unit 1E in Jonesboro.
Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions there will not be a visitation. Graveside services will be Tuesday, April 28, at 11 a.m. at Mississippi County Memorial Gardens in Osceola with Bro. Tom Doty officiating. Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola is in charge.