Cyrus Johnson Wilson, Jr. ’42

Cyrus Johnson Wilson, Jr. ’42, of Loganville, Ga., died Aug. 12 with his family at his side. Wilson was born Jan. 27, 1921, in Mint Hill, N.C., to Cyrus J. Wilson and Laura Dixie Beard Wilson. He was a graduate of Davidson and a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces, Pacific Theater of Operations. Wilson retired from Mack Truck Company in 1986 after 40 years of faithful service. At various times, Wilson served as elder, deacon, and Sunday school teacher in the Presbyterian church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Delle Lindsey Wilson, in 2005. Survivors include his daughter, Delle Lindsey (Barry F. Leonard); son, Cyrus John Wilson III (Carol), 126 Honeysuckle Rd., Monticello, GA 31064-4501; grandchildren, Jeremy Leonard, Gregory Wilson, and Angela Wilson; sister, Mrs. Ray H. Waltman; nieces, Dotty McDaniel and Susan Leggett; and nephews, David and Daniel Waltman.