Jerry Edward Wilson, Sr
August 8, 1945 ~ August 7, 2023

Jerry Wilson, Sr.,78, passed away peacefully at a local hospital surrounded by his family. He was born in Chattanooga and lived in the Chattanooga/Rossville area all his life.

Jerry was a huge Nascar fan and loved cheering on his favorite driver, Chase Elliott.  He also enjoyed college football, especially his Georgia Bulldogs. Jerry was loved by his family and shared his opinion with them on many occasions.

Preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Linda Wilson; son, Jerry Edward Wilson, Jr; 3 brothers and 1 sister; parents, Almon and Hazel Wilson

Survivors include his son, Dale (Tammy) Wilson; grandsons Jonathan Wilson and Taylor Wilson; lots of cousins and many nieces and nephews.

Private services with Jerry’s family will be held at a later date.

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Arrangements are made by Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, South Crest Chapel Rossville, GA.

Funeral Home in Charge

Lane Funeral Home – South Crest Chapel
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741