Bert Wilson, age 79 of LaFollette, departed this life on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was born August 30th, 1940 in Kentucky to the late William F. and Rachel (Madden) Wilson. Bert attended The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He enjoyed cars, fishing, crossword puzzles, and spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandson, Christopher Kendrick; brothers, Tommy, James, and Byon Wilson; sister, Clarice Elliott.

Bert is survived by his wife, Zelma Wilson of LaFollette; sons, Robert Wilson and wife, Alice of LaFollette, Ronnie Wilson of Tazewell, Eddie Wilson and wife, Lisa of Jacksboro, Matthew Wilson and wife, Patricia of Tazewell; daughters, Charolette Aguilar and husband, Angel of Hobart, Indiana, Ginger Brady of Tiptonville, Rachel Wilson of Virginia, Gretchen Allen and husband, Ron of Virginia; sisters, Phyllis Massey of Jacksboro, Anna Ray of Mayfield, Kentucky, Margaret Hill of Clinton; 32 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 15th, 2020 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. His funeral service will follow at 4:00 PM.

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The family has entrusted the care of Bert Ronald Wilson to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most”