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Millard Wilson

Millard Wilson
Millard Wilson

Millard Wilson was born on July 1, 1937 along with his twin brother, Marion Wilson to the late Theodore Davis, Sr. and Clara Davis.

He received his education at Booker T. Washington High School, Dunnellon FL in 1957. In 1958, he went to college in Holly Springs, Mississippi on a football scholarship with Bill Johnson for spring training. He traveled to New York with his father, brother, and Bailey Taylor for seasonal work. He was a true jack of all trades holding many jobs including building seawalls at Rainbow Springs, working at the Dunnellon Block Plant, and for Florida Power of Crystal River and New Orleans for 11 years. Later on, he became a Licensed Electrician and was known as the community Electrician.

In 1962, he was united in holy matrimony to Helen Jeanette Terrell and they were married for 53 years. He coached Little League Baseball from 1975-1989, winning a Championship in 1979. He was a lifetime member of Union Missionary Baptist Church, where he served on the Trustee Board and Finance Committee.

He leaves to cherish his memories, Children: Jeffery Wilson, Darlene Wilson, Sharon Brown Coaxum, Jerome (Ann) Brown, and Carlore Brown. Children by Grace: Steven Randolph, Anwar Nunn, Anthony Nunn, Phyllis Ramp, Bridget McBride, Nekeya Parks, and Tameka Hall, Grandchildren: Abraham, Patrickk (Rebekah), Jeremy, Daon, Kendal, DeeDee, Courtney, Zakari, Kal’el, Jaeden, Antwan, Thyrii, Brad, Hayden, Demitrius, Brittany, James, Cathrine, Brandi and Brandon, 15 great-grandchildren, Bonus Mom: Sara Gates, Siblings, Dorothy (Johnny) Worlds, Theodore Davis Jr, and Johnny Whitehead, Brother-in-law: Victor Terrell, Special nieces: Miosha, Pamela, Samantha, and Gabriella, goddaughter: Jaquay, Extended family: Jerome Jackson, Ron Baker, Cassandra Bryd and the Allen Family and Mr. and Mrs. George Ross and Family, Special Friend: Raymond Dunbar.