July 18th, 1930- August, 20th, 2018
Harvey Lamar Wilson Sr., 88, of Eatonton passed away on Monday, August, 20th, 2018.
A church service was held on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018, at the First Baptist Church of Eatonton. A graveside service followed at Pine Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Wilson was born in Porterdale, Ga., on July 18th, 1930, to the late Ross Harvey and Evelyn Nell Hooten Wilson. Mr. Wilson served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He has lived in Eatonton for 64 years and was a member of the Exchange Club, Georgia Bankers Association, Eatonton Tree Board, Putnam Development Authority and served as the first chairman of the Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce. He enjoyed bird hunting, traveling, telling jokes but most importantly spending time with his family. Mr. Wilson married the love of his life on June 17, 1954. He spent most of his life working as a banker with The Peoples Bank. He was preceded in death by his 2 sons Arthur Frederick Wilson and Harvey Lamar Wilson Jr.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Amelia Wilson; daughter, Ame (Chuck) Haley; grandchildren, Charles Wilson(Blayre) Haley, Amelia Ferrell Haley, Catherine MacKay Haley, Ellen Amelia Wilson(Chase) Nye, Harvey Ashford Phillip Wilson; his sister, Norma Wilson Jones and nephew, Larry Joe Ross Jones.
Vining Ivy Hill Chapel was in charge of arrangements.