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March 4, 1947 ~ September 30, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Joseph Frank Wilson, age 76 of the Martins Chapel community died Saturday September 30, 2023, at the Nashville VA Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday October 4, 2023, in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Barry Simpson and Bro. David Dell officiating. Burial will follow in the Martins Chapel Cemetery with Jacob Smith, Joe Privitt, Maverick Privitt, Chad Wilson, Pat Raymer and Mark Snowden serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Dickie Thompson, Randy Wilson, Sam Wilson, Ricky Wilson, Don Osborne and the New Hope Freewill Baptist Church family. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday October 3rd from 4 until 8 pm and again on Wednesday from 11 am until the service time at 1 pm.
Frank was born March 4, 1947, in Springfield, Tennessee to the late Houston and Bonnie Sloan Wilson. His wife, Barbara Roberts Wilson, a brother, Bud Wilson and a sister, Iris Snoffer also preceded him in death. He was a member of New Hope Freewill Baptist Church for 51 years and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Vietnam. Frank was a retired security guard, which suited him well as he loved walking and the outdoors. Frank loved to drive and did all the driving when taking trips. He was also a self-taught artist in painting and drawing.
Surviving him are his daughter, Maria Barnett of Hermitage, brothers, James “Shine” Wilson, Chester Wilson and a sister Brenda Jung all of the Martins Chapel Community; grandchildren, Mandy (Joe) Privitt and Heather (Jacob) Smith; great grandchildren, Madison and Maverick Privitt and Maxwell and Sandler Smith and many nephews and nieces.
The family wishes to express their appreciation and gratitude to the MICU team at the VA for their care of Frank.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.