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Larry Gene Wilson

August 6, 1950 - May 8, 2022



Larry Gene Wilson, 71 of Hendersonville, NC, died Sunday, May 8,2022 at his home.


Larry was a graduate of West Henderson High School and Western Carolina University. He was a life long barber. He was a charter member of Hubert M. Smith Post 77 Sons of the American Legion, as well as Past Detachment Commander of the Sons of the American Legion, Department of North Carolina. Larry also served on the golf committee at the Legion for over 30 years.


He is predeceased by his father, Bobby Wilson and his nephew Clark McDaniel.


He is survived by his mother, Helen Coates Wilson, sisters Gail Pilgrim (Danny) and Diane Wilson, niece Dacia Corn, nephew Michael McDaniel, great nephews Kawme Morris, Xavier Avery, and Mason McDaniel, great nieces Kahteya Morris, Tamia Smith, and Clarklyn McDaniel. He is also survived by Lydia Bass, his girlfriend of 17 years.


A Celebration of Life will be held downstairs at The American Legion Post 77, 216 W Fourth Ave.,Hendersonville from 3-7pm on Sunday, May 15, 2022.


Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you there.”

   -Isla Paschal Richardson-



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Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022

Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

American Legion Post 77

216 4th Avenue West

Hendersonville, North Carolina 28739

(828) 693-3922

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