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Albert Wilson

April 20, 1939 — May 29, 2024


Albert Wilson, 85, of Norwood, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at Stanly Manor in Albemarle.

Albert was born April 20, 1939, in South Carolina to the late Tom Wilson Sr. and the late Lula Lee Hayes Wilson. 

He was also preceded in death by wife, Iva Jean Wilson (June 6, 2017); brothers, Tom Wilson Jr. and Willie Wilson.

A graveside service will be on Friday, May 31, at 2:00 pm in Norview Gardens located at 949 Pee Dee Ave, Norwood, NC 28128, officiated by Keith Byrd.

Albert was a wonderful husband, loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed wood working, singing, fixing lawn mowers, and shelling pecans.  Albert, sang for many years with the Testamonians Trio and The Brotherhood Quartet.  But his most cherished moments were the times he spent with his family.  Albert retired as a machinist from Collins and Aikman after having worked for them for nearly 40 years.  He was a hard working man, and loved to give of his time freely to those in need.   

Survivors include daughters Brenda (Larry) Todd, and Bonnie (Ray) Irby; grandson, Bradley (Jill) Todd, grandson, Wesley Todd, grandson, Jacob (Summer) Todd, granddaughter, Casey (Justin) Smith, great-grandchildren, Dylan Todd, Lilly Todd, Maggie Todd, Ezra Todd, Eliza Todd, Jase Smith, Ayden Smith, Emmy Smith, and Rhett Smith; and his best friend, Princess, his little dog.  We will always remember our special and great friend who sat with Daddy the last week of his life, Rhonda Fortney, thank you, we shall never forget. 

Donations may be made to Tillery Compassionate Care (, or Cabarrus Hospice ( ) .

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Wilson family.

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Friday, May 31, 2024

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