Troy Eugene Wilson Jr. GRANITE FALLS Troy Wilson, 68, of Granite Falls, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He was born July 24, 1949, son of the late Troy Eugene Wilson Sr. and Mary Evelyn Annas Wilson Mr. Wilson was a graduate of NC State, with a degree in Industrial Engineering and was retired from Shadowline Corporation. He was a member of Dry Ponds Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, ran the sound room , was chief teller, Brotherhood Director and was in charge of the Annual Oyster Stew Dinner. Those left to cherish his memory are two brothers, Rex Wilson and wife, Chris of Granite Falls, Gary Wilson and wife, Jan of Hudson; nieces, Heather Halliday of South Carolina, Melissa Wilson of Hudson; and nephews, Wesley Trivette and wife, Kim of South Carolina, Sydney Reed of Granite Falls, Jeremy Wilson and wife, Staci of Granite Falls and Nicholas Wilson and wife, Misty of Hudson. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 2:30 to 4 p.m., at Dry Ponds Baptist Church, with the service to follow at 4 p.m., officiated by the Revs. Dr. Rick Crouse, Rob Evans and Nicholas Wilson. Burial will be in the Dry Ponds Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dry Ponds Baptist Church “CARE” Ministry, 5235 Union Church Rd., Granite Falls, NC 28630. Mackie Funeral Home of Granite Falls is serving the family. You may view the obituary online at www.mackiefh.com.