Joseph Franklin “Frank” Wilson

Frank Wilson, 81, of Piedmont, husband of Peggy Clamp Wilson, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, March 29, 2021 while at home with his family.

Born in Abbeville, he was a son of the late Harold and Nina Cheek Wilson. Mr. Wilson was a member of Washington Baptist Church in Pelzer. He was a long-time member of the Masonic Clinton Lodge #3 in Abbeville and an avid fan of the Clemson Tigers.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Wilson is survived by his three children, John Wilson, Jay Wilson, and Nina W. Yeargin (Jerry Sports); grandchildren, Faith & Hope Yeargin, Kayla, Abbie, & Megan Wilson, and Elizabeth Greene; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John Wilson.

A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in Greenville Memorial Gardens officiated by Rev. Stan Candler.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: American Diabetes Association at Home | ADA (

Condolences to the family of Joseph Franklin “Frank” Wilson

  • Leta Sutherland
    3 years ago

    To John, Jay, and Beth,

    Frank has been my neighbor for 43 years. I have appreciated their kindness and I will miss him. Having lost my Daughter to cancer just 4 months ago I know how hard it is to lose a loved one. I grieve with you. My prayer is for grace and strength at this time for the family. May God be with you all.

  • Steve Smart
    3 years ago

    Jay I am thinking of you and your family during this sad time. My condolences to all of you. May god watch over your family and help guide you through this tough time.

    • Prayers and sympathy Peggy, John, Jay and Beth. May God be with you during this difficult time. Shelby and Mike

  • Peggy and family, I am so sorry to hear of Franklin’s passing.,
    He was a very good friend for a great number of yours,
    Sorry that I cannot be there but I have some major health problems myself.

  • Wayne Haselden
    3 years ago

    Peggy and family, with deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Frances and Wayne Haselden

  • Peggy and family, Our prayers are with you. Franklin was a great cousin. Always keeping up with family. We will miss him. Sorry we can’t be at the service because of doctors appointment. Ted and Carolyn

  • Peggy and family. My prayers are with you in this trying time. May God give all of you
    comfort ,as only he can do.

  • Mike Rice
    3 years ago

    To the Wilson Family,

    My condolences to the Wilson family during this difficult times; my thoughts and prayers go out to you. Although Frank is not physically with us his spirit lives on and may the life time of memories and the knowledge that he is with the Lord sustain you until next you see see Frank again.

  • Peggy and Family So sorry to hear about Franklin. I will not be able to attend the service today. May GOD comfort you. My Love and Prayers be with you and your family.

    The Cheek brothers
    Ricky, Joe, Thomas and Aubrey

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