Official Obituary of

Odell Marvin WIlson

January 1, 1939 ~ February 20, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Odell WIlson Obituary

Odell M. Wilson, 85, of King, NC, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. 

Mr. Wilson was born in Mitchell County, NC. He was the son of the late Norman and Jesse Young. He retired from Triad Accounting and Tax Service. He was of the Baptist faith. 

Odell loved the Lord. He enjoyed classic street rods and time spent with family and friends. His family will remember him for his unforgettable laugh. He was a kind and loving person, generous to a fault, and would do anything he could for anyone. 

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Robin Blaylock; the love of his life, Marilyn Hale; his brother, Waddell Wilson, and wife Barbara; two grandchildren, Lindsey Bowman and husband Josh Grix and Haley Bowman; three great-grandchildren, Reiner Grix, Scarlett Grix, and Archer Grix, along with several nieces, nephews, and numerous friends. 

The family will receive friends and loved ones from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Slate Funeral Home. The funeral service will immediately follow at 2:00 PM in the chapel. 

Interment will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at Green and Young Cemetery in Bakersville, NC. 

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial donations may be made to St. Jude 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105,

Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Odell M. Wilson. Online condolences may be offered at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Odell Marvin WIlson, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Odell Marvin WIlson?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Odell's memory.


February 24, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Funeral Service
February 24, 2024

2:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021


Green Young Cemetery
Bakersville, NC 287005


© 2024 Slate Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility