Carroll Roosevelt Wilson Sr. transitioned to be with the Lord on the morning of April 15, 2023 at his home in Easton, MD. He was 85 years old.
Carroll was born on April 24, 1937 to the late Frederick and Helen Wilson in Easton, MD. He graduated from Moton High School in 1956 and entered the work force full time.
Carroll loved Harley Davidson motorcycles, cars, and was a well known mechanic, tire technician, welder, and truck driver known by the handle “Mud Turtle.” He held the presidential seat for the Talbot Royals Motorcycle club and the Conestoga Truck club. His love and passion for converting trucks earned him several best in class car show awards.
Carroll retired from Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation after 20+ years and later pursued his dream job of bus driver for Shore Up! where he ensured the safe transportation of many children in the Talbot County area who warmly called him Mr. Wilson or Pop-pop. He officially retired in October 2021. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist church in Easton, MD and loved to sing with the men’s and celebration choirs. He was especially proud when he was able to sing the lead.
Carroll is survived by his wife, Brenda Wilson, of 42 years; nine children, Carroll Wilson Jr. (Joyce) of Goldsboro, MD, Sharon Turner (Jonathan) of Trappe, MD, Faith Parker, Tampa Sparrow of Centreville, MD, Lenise Williams of Williamston, NC, Carol Anderson (Brian) of Springdale, MD, DeYouna Wilmer (Marchand) of Easton, MD, Dr. Janika Wallace (Corey) of Middletown, DE, and Kyron Hutchins of Centreville, MD; two sisters, Shirlee Headen of Hartford, CT, Bettye Walker of Upper Marlboro, MD; and one brother, Terry Wilson of Cordova, MD, special goddaughter, Brenda McIntosh (Kevin) of Baltimore, MD; special nephew, Rudolph Wilson of Winston Salem, NC; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter; many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of loving friends that are like family.
Carroll was preceded in death by his parents Frederick and Helen Wilson, two older brothers; Albert Blackwell, who he affectionately called “Kid” and Robert “Bob” Blackwell (Shirley), special cousin, Elsie Hines, daughter Michelle Lee, and a very special friend/brother George “Bobby” Brown.
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