Obit: Michael Wilson

Obit: Michael Wilson

December 6th, 2018 in Obituaries
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Michael Frank Wilson, 85, died Nov. 24, 2018, at his home in Chattanooga. He was born July 18, 1933, in Penang, Malaysia, the son of Frank Ernest Wilson and Huberta Ruysenaars Wilson. With his family, he lived in different areas of the Far East until he was 10 when he relocated to England to attend school. He served three years in the RAF before immigrating to the U.S. at the age of 23. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force and graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He spent his entire career with the Du Pont Company in various locations, coming in 1987 to the Chattanooga plant, from which he retired. He loved to travel, especially to the coast of Maine, and enjoyed photography and watercolor painting. He is survived by his wife, Amber; daughter, Dawn Wilson, of Placitas, N.M.; son, Christopher Wilson, of Baltimore, Md.; grandson, Maxwell Bush, of Rio Rancho, N.M.; sisters, Diana Wilson Angood, of France and Barbara Wilson Shannon, of Suffolk, England. He also leaves stepdaughters, Alisa Hardy, Sarah Mentzer and Susan Hardy; three step-grandchildren, Charlotte Deering, Amanda Callahan and Will Callahan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in the chapel of Hamilton Funeral Home. A reception will immediately follow the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Kitchen, 727 East 11 th Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403 or Chattanooga Room in the Inn, 230 N. Highland Park Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404 We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Wilson family guestbook at www.HamiltonFuneralOptions.com. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson. (423) 531-3975


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