Lawrence Addison “Larry” Wilson, Jr. of Wake Forest, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at the Oaks of Mayview in Raleigh. Larry was born in Atlantic City, N.J., the son of the late Harriet Stafford Wilson and Lawrence Addison Wilson, M.D.
After graduating from officer candidate school, Larry served as an officer for three years in the US Navy. He earned three degrees from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and went on to be a university professor at the USC Medical Center in New Orleans. After retiring he worked as a research scientist for five years at Tulane Primate Center.
Larry is survived by his wife of 55 years, Florence M. Wilson.
Florence would like to thank Dr. Mark Yoffe, M.D., Alison Casey, N.P. and the staff at the Oaks of Mayview for all of their wonderful care.
A memorial visitation was held Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center.