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Thomas Edison Wilson

Thomas Edison Wilson

Thomas Edison Wilson

Mr. Thomas Wilson, age 78, of Sugar Hill passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011. He was born April 22, 1933 in Martin, GA. After growing up in Toccoa, GA, he relocated to Atlanta to pursue his career of barbering. Mr. Wilson's barber shop was a long time fixture to the Buckhead area. The Buckhead Business Association honored "Tommy" for over 50 years of faithful service to the community in 2003. Known for his quick wit and his kind heart, he was sure to always bring a smile to any who crossed his path. He was a man of deep faith and devotion to his family. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ramona Wilson, Sugar Hill, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Charles Cross, Jr., Sugar Hill, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Pamela Wilson, Longwood, FL; six grandchildren, John and (Natalie) Otting, Justin and (Laura) Otting, Jered and (Blair) Otting, Jordan Otting, Danielle Wilson, and Cory Wilson; great grandson, Jackson Otting; and one great granddaughter due any day. Surviving siblings are Charles Wilson, Thomasville, NC, Wilma Jean Rice, Toccoa, GA and Gail Jamison of Eastanolle, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Flora Wilson and sister, Maxine Guidry. Thomas was a mason and member of Chamblee Masonic Lodge and a member of the Sugar Hill Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Davidson officiating. Interment will follow at North Atlanta Memorial Park in Doraville, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com .