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Wiley Alexander Brackett, Sr.

February 17, 1947 ~ November 9, 2020 (age 73)

Obituary

Wiley Alexander Brackett, Sr., age 73, of Kingston, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville after a courageous battle with COVID. He was born February 17, 1947 in Kingston and has been a lifelong resident of Roane County.  He was an active member of Liberty Baptist Church in Kingston and also a 32nd degree Master Mason with the Kingston Masonic Lodge No.38 and a member of the Kerbela Shriners in Knoxville. He retired as a General Foreman from the Y-12 Nuclear Plant with over 33 years of service.  Wiley was always very supportive when it came to community sports. He coached Little League Football for over 15 years.  Wiley had served proudly as a Councilman for the City of Kingston since 2018.  He loved his grandchildren and was known by most children as Papaw Wiley. Preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Delores Ann Brackett; daughters, Mary “Cricket” Wilkins, Paula Hall; grandson, Billy Kagley; parents, Thomas Henry Brackett & Willie Rachel Herrell Brackett; brothers, Claude & Larry Brackett; sister, Carrie Lee Williams; brother-in-law, Lonnie Tolliver.
 
Survivors
 
Children                   Wiley Brackett, II & wife, Ashlee of Spring City
                                  David Brackett & wife, Felicia of Kingston
                                  Rachel Brown & husband, Keith of Kingston
                                  Amy Mullins & husband, John of Kingston
 
Brother                    Paul Brackett & wife, Rose of Kingston
 
Sisters                      Geraldine Hagler of Kingston
                                 Virginia Fields of Smyrna
 
16 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild
 
Sisters-in-law         Jennie Brackett of Harriman
                                Kay Tolliver of Kingston
                                Marsha Martin of Kingston
Brothers-in-law     Richard Ramsey & wife, Charlene
                                Robert Ramsey & wife Sue
                                Mike Ramsey & wife, Peggy
                                Charlie Ramsey & wife, Ada … all of Knoxville
 
A host of nieces, nephews, extended family members and many special friends who will miss Wiley very much.
 
Due to the pandemic and social distancing, the family will have a drive-by receiving of friends Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 pm, at Liberty Baptist Church with drive-in service beginning promptly at 2:00 pm, with Rev. Randy Griffis officiating.  Interment will follow the service at Calvary-Hazelwood Cemetery. Those wishing to sign register book can do so online at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of the arrangements.

 

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Services

Drive-thru Visitation
Saturday
November 14, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Liberty Baptist Church
205 Lawnville Road
Kingston, TN 37763

Drive-in Funeral
Saturday
November 14, 2020

2:00 PM
Liberty Baptist Church
205 Lawnville Road
Kingston, TN 37763

Graveside Service
Saturday
November 14, 2020

3:30 PM
Calvary / Hazelwood Cemetery

Kingston, TN 37763

Please note
Due to COVID-19 concerns please remain in your vehicle for the visitation and funeral. The register book for Wiley Brackett, Sr. will be signed online only.
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