Funeral services for Luis P. Wilson III, “Sonny,” 64, of Castor, will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at New Ebenezer Baptist Church in Castor, under the direction of Rockett Funeral Home in Ringgold. Officiating will be Dr. Randy Hales and Dr. David Savage. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery, Castor. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at New Ebenezer Baptist Church in Castor.
Sonny was born May 5, 1950, in Vivian and went to be with the Lord Jan. 14, 2015, at his residence in Castor. He was a very dedicated member to New Ebenezer Baptist Church and Gideon International.
Sonny was always saying everyone should be Juiced Up for the Lord. This adequately described Sonny, as he was always spreading The Word with others through mission work and Gideon International.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Dixie Lee Wilson; mother, Gladys Weiss; and a nephew, Stevie
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 42 years, Peggy Lee Wilson of Castor; son, Luis P. Wilson IV and wife, Mandy of Minden; brothers, Patrick Wilson of Castor and Jerome Wilson of Katy, Texas; sisters, Jeannie Joyner and husband, Barney of Castor and Onnette Nelson of Bossier City; mother-in-law, Barbara Lee of Castor; sister-in-law, Pam Desadier and husband, David of Castor; brother-in-law, Mike Lee and wife, Shannon of Gladewater, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Luis P. Wilson IV, Jeff Ensley, Melvin Ensley, Charlie Shaver, Jonathan Cox and David Desadier Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Chad Bogan and Bud Bogan.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideon’s International for purchase of Bibles.