Larry Holden Wilson

December 29, 1952 ~ November 13, 2022 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Larry (Hassan) Wilson was born December 29, 1952 to the late Chester and Elizabeth Wilson-Holden in Chicago, Illinois. He passed away on November 13, 2022.  He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Frank; and stepdaughter, Monique Ford. Larry is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Wilson.

​Larry and his brothers, Chester and Frank (RIP), gained a lot of attention playing basketball at a high level in Chicago at King High School.  After high school, Larry worked for the Fire Department in Detroit, Michigan.

Larry studied history with his brother, Chester, which took them on a spiritual journey to study with the Hebrew Israelites.  Then after further study and prayer, they accepted Islam as their religion as taught by the Nation of Islam.

Throughout Larry's life he was known as a great family man and friend who knew how to keep the party going and engaged in debates with friends and his family.

Larry had a special sister, Bernice that loved him dearly.

In 2003, Larry met and married the love of his life, Carolyn Wilson.

After surviving his illness and a very tough fall, Larry was given a nickname "Terminator:"  We wold like to give a special thanks to all the family members who were there for him through his numerous medical recoveries in his life.

Larry leaves to cherish his fond memories; his wife, Carolyn Wilson; brother-in-law, John (Sattoria) King Jr.; two daughters, Tanya Kelly and Shante Hines; two sons, Donnell Thompson and Kareem Mattazzi; 19 grandchildren: Mike, Tauhid, Ariyah, Antonio, Kenyatta, Cajun, Nassiem, Shavon, Majesty, Johnathan, Aliyah, Esaias, Ahmad, Kennedy, Lillian, Demetrius, Kamora, Bobby and Ramire; one sister, Bernice Wilson; one brother, Chester Wilson; two nieces, Lashonda and Crystal; two nephews, Frank and Quenton; special nieces, Annette Flippen, Carolyn Sanders and Sharon Wilson; and a special friend, Steve Munskin.

A special thank you to John King Jr. for all his support during this difficult time.

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November 26, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Faith Missionary Baptist Church
8400 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60620

Funeral Service
November 26, 2022

11:00 AM
New Faith Missionary Baptist Church
8400 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60620

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In Loving Memory Of

Larry Holden Wilson

December 29, 1952-November 13, 2022

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