Robert Eugene “Bob” Wilson, age 80, of Mountain Home, Tennessee, formerly of Unicoi, passed away Monday, August 8, 2011, at Holston Valley Medical Center.
He was born April 19, 1931, in Unicoi County, son of the late Earl and Matilda “Tillie” Whitson Wilson.
Mr. Wilson was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by one brother, William (Bill) Wilson and wife, Shirley, of Johnson City; First cousin, Rex Ray Jr. and wife, Eloise, of Burnsville, N.C.; second cousins, Joshua Ray and Daniel Ray, both of Burnsville, N.C.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 12, 2011, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Rev. David Garland officiating. The Tennessee Honor Guard and VFW Post #4933 will convey military last rites.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home and Chapel, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is in charge of the arrangements. (423) 743-1380