December 22, 1951 ~ March 1, 2020 (age 68)


Robert David Wilson

Age 68

Of Athens

Passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020

At Grace Healthcare in Decatur


A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late King David Wilson and Dorothy Josephine Guffey Wilson and was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean McDonald Wilson and several brothers and sisters.  


Survivors include four daughters and two sons-in-law,

   Tasha Wilson of Athens

   Melissa Wilson of Athens

   Carol and Anthony Johnson of Athens

   Jean and Rick Bryant of Etowah

Two sons and one daughter-in-law,

   Tommy Wood of Athens

   Ray and Ann Wood of Athens

Grandchildren: Amber Bishop, Carey Duggan, Marty Duggan, Bridgett Watson, Tyler Johnson, Matthew Wilson, Sara Martin and Tara Martin, Alexis Bryant, Joseph King and Angel Radford.

Several great grandchildren

One sister, Katey Wilson of Riceville

Many nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be 2 pm Thursday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Bro. Anthony Wynn officiating.


The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm Thursday at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the funeral home to help with Robert’s final expenses.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Robert David Wilson.

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March 5, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
March 5, 2020

2:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

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