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Rev. Joe F. (Red) Wilson age 79 of Oak Ridge

Rev. Joe F. (Red) Wilson age 79 of Oak Ridge went home to be with the Lord, April 23, 2019.

Joe was a Baptist Minister, Army Veteran, loving husband, Dad and Papaw.

Joe is survived by his wife of 59 years, Louise; daughter, Patricia Bowers and husband, Danny of Oak Ridge; son, Tim and wife Laura of Joyner; daughter, Suzan Stiles and Tony of Oak Ridge and son, Eric Wilson of Oak Ridge; grandchildren:  Caleb and wife, Samantha of Wartburg, Meghan Stiles of Knoxville and Heather Coppock of Oak Ridge, Sierra Wilson of Joyner; one great-granddaughter, Raylee Wilson of Wartburg.

Joe is also survived by five sisters:  Pat Stringfield, Rhonda Maples, Glenna Linville, Darlene Dyer and Marlene Brock; one brother, Richard Thomas.

Joe is preceded in death by his dad, Joseph Wilson; mother, Nora Lee Thomas and step-dad Vernie Thomas; three brothers:  Larry Wilson, Jim Wilson, and Freddy Thomas; and one sister, Wilma Jean Behymer.

The family will receive friends, Friday, April 26, 2019 between the hours of 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Premier Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs.  The funeral will follow at 8:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Doug Newberry and Pastor Ronnie Maples officiating.  Burial and graveside services will be held Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Anderson Memorial Gardens.  Premier Sharp Funeral Home is proudly serving the Wilson family and we invite you to share a message of condolence to the family at www.sharpfh.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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