Willie “Rock” Roscoe Wilson, age 85, of Greenwich Woods in Greenwich, CT transitioned from the natural on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Greenwich Hospital. “Rock” was born to the late Snowdie Moore Wilson (Robert) and William Little on March 5, 1927 in Pitt County, NC. He moved to Stamford, CT in the early 1960s, where he was employed with Rex Roofing.
“Rock” is survived by his children, Jimmy Sutton (Shirley) of NC, Hattie Locke Moravcik (Stanley) of NY, Genovia Richards (Xavier) of NY, Willie Mae Davis (Barry) of VA, and Treiste Newton of NC; and a host of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Leonia Mae Cogdell Wilson of Newport News VA; two sons, Alexander R. Wilson and Stanley R. Wilson; and great-grandson Jeremiah Sutton Williams.
Funeral services will take place Friday, March 1, 2013 at Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 29 Grove Street, Stamford, CT 06902. The viewing will begin at 11:00 A.M. until time of service at 12:00 Noon. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.