Jon Neil Wilson, age 81, of Kingston, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at his home with his loving wife and family by his side. He was born June 18, 1937 in Gobie and was a 1956 graduate of Roane County High School where he was Captain of the football team. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Kingston. Jon was saved in 1965 under the leadership of Wayne Rosser and served the Lord faithfully from that day forth. He had the unique ability to build or fix practically anything and has probably done so for many reading this. His favorite pastime was watching his grandchildren play sports. Jon was also a United States Army veteran who served in the Army Reserves. Jon retired from Y-12 Nuclear Plant as a Journeyman Electrician with over 22 years, and was a retired member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union No. 760 in Knoxville. Preceded in death by mother, Bernice Mae Williams Wilson; sister, Mary Katherine Miller; grandparents, Sam & Mary Williams and John Henry & Oda Wilson.
Loving wife of 59 years Mary Eleanor Hockman Wilson of Kingston
Sons & Daughters-in-law Scott & Laura Wilson of Lenoir City
Tim & Paige Wilson of Athens
Ben & Stacey Wilson of Kingston
Grandchildren Adam Wilson, Sierra Wilson, Kaylee Wilson, Abby Wilson, Phillip Wilson, Stephen Wilson,
Rachel Wilson, McKenzie Reynolds, and Triv Reynolds
Great-grandchildren Lily Wilson, Emma Frost, and Chloe Wilson
Niece & Nephews Sharon Clark, Dewaine Keylon, Mark Keylon and Bobby Miller
The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Sunday, June 16, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Kingston with funeral service following at 7:00 pm, in the sanctuary with Rev. Gary Alley officiating. Interment will be held 11:00 am, Monday at New Midway Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Roane County Honor Guard. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of the arrangements.
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