Minister Walter Clenso Wilson (Buck Wheat)

Minister Walter Clenso Wilson age 61, formerly of Gaffney, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2021 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center

Husband of Minister Georgia Huitt Wilson, he was born in Cherokee County and was a son of the late William McKinley Wilson and Lucille Davis Wilson.

He was a graduate of Gaffney High School and furthered his education by obtaining an Associate Degree in Arts. He was a member of Green Bethel Baptist Church and a former employee of Brown’s Packing Company.

Affectionately called “Buck Wheat” by his family and many friends, Walter was well-known for his culinary skills and hearty laugh. He will truly be missed by many.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two siblings, John Kelly Wilson and David Earl Wilson.

He leaves to cherish loving memories: his wife, Georgia; a brother, Charles Wilson; five step-children; god-son, Marquis Camp, Jr.; an aunt, Martha Love; an uncle, Thomas Davis (Corene); other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 28th, 2:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel, with Dr. Rayfield Hamrick, Jr., officiating.

Please wear a mask and follow Covid-19 regulations for the service!