Gaines Eugene Wilson was born August 23, 1953 to the parents of Dewey Wilson, Sr. and Bertha Wallace Wilson in Texarkana, Texas. He received his formal education in the Texas school system.
As a young man Gaines enjoyed playing basketball, he was a true fan of the game and enjoyed watching games in his leisure time. He had a competitive spirit, which was on full display whenever he engaged in a game of dominoes. Everyone enjoyed his company, quick wit and fun loving joking nature.
Gaines accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized in Texas. He was a member of Temeku Life Center where he found comfort in serving the Lord.
On August 25, 2018, Gaines Eugene Wilson was called from his labor to receive his reward.
Gaines was preceded in death by parents Bertha and Dewey Wilson, Sr., one brother Donald Ray Wilson, three sisters Annie Wilson, Idasay Freeney, and Willie Jean Richardson.
One son, Demetrius Wilson of Texas, two brothers Jimmy Wilson of Texas, and Dewey Wilson, Jr. of Colorado; eleven nieces; and eight nephews survive him; a host of cousins, and friends.