ROY SAMUEL "Papaw" WILSON, age 101, of Athens, Tenn. passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019, Athens Place in Athens, Tenn. He was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn., a son of the late Charles Franklin and Inez Arlington White Wilson, and preceded in death by his wife: of 60 years Geneva Robertson "Nanny" Wilson of Dec. 26, 2008, Sister: Beulah Womac, and two brothers: Clifford L. Wilson and John Wilson. He was retired from Cox Auto Parts and a member of First Baptist Church of Athens. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U. S. Army. He enjoyed bowling and did so with the Senior Citizens and gardening.
The family would like the thank ladies of Athens Place and Hospice Caregiver: Laura.
Funeral services will be 6:00 P.M. Sunday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Wallis officiating.
Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Monday in McMinn Memory Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Dr. Charles Bivens, Gene Davis, Gabe Kovach, Cole Davis, Ric Wilson, Kelly Kovach, and Gantt Neill.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 Sunday in the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Roy-Wilson.
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.