Thomas Carrel Wilson, of De Kalb, Texas, passed away Friday, July 10, 2020 at a Tyler, Texas hospital. He was 83.
Carrel was born April 11, 1937, in Kennard, Texas, to Leslie Jacob and Mina Olive Smith Wilson. He was a Business Man, Rancher, and served his country in the National Guard. Carrel was a member of De Kalb Church of Christ. He enjoyed ranching and restoring old cars.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Tiny Wilson of De Kalb, Texas; one daughter and son-in-law, Dedra and Jeff Balmain of De Kalb, Texas; one brother, Wayne Wilson of Bullard, Texas; one sister and brother-in-law, Gorma and Lonnie Feagin of Klute, Texas; two grandchildren and their spouses, Amber and Casey Evans of Melbourne, Florida and Adam and Heather Balmain of Hooks, Texas; one great grandchild, Ariana Evans; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Come and go visitation will be Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas. Cremation will be carried out under the direction of Bates Family Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to New Boston Library, 127 N. Ellis St., New Boston, Texas or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome.com