Obituaries April 7

Here is a listing of obituaries for April 7
Apr. 07, 2013 @ 03:44 PM

Joe Parker Badger

TRINITY — Mr. Joe Parker Badger, 58, a current resident of Trinity and formerly of Jacksonville, FL, went to sleep with Jesus on Friday, April 5, 2013 at Thomasville Medical Center.

He was born on October 31, 1954 in Davidson County to John Charles Badger, Sr. and Georgie Mae Swing.  He was a former employee of Hunter Farm.  He was baptized on February 7, 2009 at The Thomasville 7th Day Adventist Church, where he was a member.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Charles Badger, Jr.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his mother, Georgie Mae Swing Lewis of Trinity; brother, Eddie Acosta and wife Vicki of Thomasville; sisters, Pamela Osman and husband Phil of Alabama and Janice Permar of Trinity; nephew, Scott Acosta; nieces, Heather Powell, Mitzi Self, Courtney Badger, Jessica Acosta; aunts, Sue Henry, Shirley Robinson, and countless more long time friends.

Joe will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013,  at Thomasville 7th Day Adventist Church with Pastor Steve Bietz officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church or at other times at the home of his mother, Georgie Lewis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Thomasville 7th Day Adventist Church Building Fund, PO Box 1027 Thomasville, NC 27361. 

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Walter Wilson

Walter Cletus Wilson, 55, died Friday, April 5, 2013 in High Point Regional Medical Center.

The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, April 8,  at the Thomasville Funeral Home chapel followed by interment in Holly Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 7.