Joe was born on July 28, 1940 in Hillsboro, Texas to Fred and Mamie Wilson.
Services will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 11 am in New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, 3100 Angelus Dr. Amarillo, TX. Bishop James Mims and Pastor Bennie Anderson, Eulogist. Burial will follow in Llano Cemetery, East.
The family moved to Amarillo, TX in 1944 where they would settle. Joe attended public schools in Amarillo, and began working at an early age. He was employed for several years with Glover’s Meat Packing Plant and spent 30 plus years working at Asarco Copper Refinery where he retired in 2001.
In his early years, Joe met Anna Mary Wilson, who he would later marry and have one child. Joe and Anna shared their lives together in Amarillo for fifty plus years. Joe was a former member of Markwell Masonic Lodge #415 and Ozair Temple #146.
He is preceded in death by his lovely wife Anna Mary Wilson, his parents, Fred and Mamie Wilson; a brother Charles Wilson; and his only sister Ella Christine Lynch.
He is survived by his only daughter, Jo Ann Wilson, of Amarillo; one brother, Edward C. Wilson; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.
Viewing will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Golden Gate Mortuary located at 1416 North Hughes Street from 4pm – 6pm, as well as, one hour prior to the service.
Sign online guest book at www.goldengatemortuary.co