Donald “Don” Wilson, age 88, of Athens, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at residence.
Don was a native of Middlesboro, KY and longtime resident of McMinn County. He was a son of the late Richard Harry and Rinda Hoskins Wilson. He was also preceded by son Robert Wilson, granddaughter Danielle Mazza, sisters Opal Lee Earls and Mary Wilson, and brothers Grant and Leo Wilson.
Don was a farmer and retired from Athens Stove Works. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War.
Don is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Charlotte Miller Wilson of Athens;
Daughters Karen Gertrude Harris and husband Don of Athens, Sheila Hudson of Chatsworth, GA., and Teresa Peels and husband Roger of Coker Creek;
Son William Scott Wilson and wife Judy Elaine of Englewood;
16 Great Grandchildren;
Sisters Hazel Wagner of Wapakoneta, OH and Shelia Myone Wilson Bailey of Tazewell;
Daughter-In-Law Cheryl Adamson of Athens;
Along with several Nieces and Nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5 PM – 7 PM Wednesday, April 21th at Ziegler Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7 PM with Pastor Clifford Waters officiating.
Graveside services will be at 1 PM Thursday at McMinn Memory Gardens with military honors.
Pallbearers: Adam Harris, Michael Harris, Branden Wilson, Josh Hudson, Jacob Peels and SPC Timothy Wilcox.
If you are unable to attend the visitation or services, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at: www.zieglerfuneralhome.com
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Donald “Don” Wilson.
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