Anthony DeWayne Wilson, born on July 10, 1971, of Ooltewah, TN, left this world for his Heavenly home on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at his residence. He was 48.

He was employed with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department for 24 years.

Anthony was preceded in death by his father, Retired Chattanooga Police Department Detective James “Red” Wilson.

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Brandon Wilson; daughter, Rachel Wilson, both of Cleveland, TN; mother, Debbie “Brenda” Wilson and his brother, James Wilson and his wife, Rocita, all of Ooltewah.

At this time, there will be no services or visitation at the funeral home.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at

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Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.