Troy Wilson

Hamilton County

Troy Lee Wilson, 88, of Chattanooga, Tenn. went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 19, 2013.Troy was born on March 31, 1925 in La Fayette, Ga. to Fred and Mamie Howard.In 1941, he went into the Navy and served in World War II, on a Cargo Gunner on Merchant ship. His compassionate heart, faithful service and humble spirit have been encouraging to many people during his life. Troy retired form Lovemans as a manager.He was dedicated to his volunteer work with Hamilton County Baptist Association St. Elmo Mission Troy enjoyed gardening and was a life long member of the Lions Club Troy is preceded in death by his first wife Evelyn Stone Wilson; parents Fred and Mamie Lou Wilson; sister Dorothy Debord; Brother, Charlie (Dub).Troy is survived by his wife Shirley Moon Wilson of 16 years; his nephews Jerry (Nancy) Debord, David (Bobbie) Debord, Randy (Debbie) Wilson; niece Debbie (Chuck) Harris, Teresa (John) Cannon; Several great nephews and nieces; four step-daughters Cheryl Evans, Sharon (Tim) Chapman, Holly (Brian) Cross and Karma (Tom) Watson; seven great-grandchildren and Five great great grandchildren.Funeral Service will be today at 10 a.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David McNabb officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Troy's name to Caris Hospice, 5959 Shallowford Road, Suite 551, Chattanooga, Tennessee 373415, and /or Dallas Bay Baptist Church, 8305 Daisy Dallas Road, Hixson, Tennessee 373434. Special thanks to Caris Hospice, which Blessed our family with their loving care. Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, Highway 153, Hixson, Tennessee 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com

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