Thomas Harold Wilson, 65, Johnson City, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 21, 2017. Harold was born in Johnson City, Tennessee to the late Millard H. Wilson and late JoAnn Brown.
Harold was employed at Bill Gatton Acura for many years. He was an avid sports fan, amongst his favorite sports teams were the New York Yankees, Pittsburg Steelers, Florida State Seminoles, and locally the Dobyns-Bennett Indians. He loved any type of oval track racing while cheering for Zeke Shell, Scott Bloomquist and Kyle Busch.
He was preceded in death by Joe and Rose Campbell, Arthur and Lottie Wilson. Step father, Finn Brown. Uncles, Lester Wilson, Billy Jack Campbell, and R.L. Sargent.
He is survived by one brother, Richard (Rick) Wilson and wife Tammie and niece, Abigail. Nephew, Dustin Wilson and wife, Lisa and great niece, Leah. A very special friend, Maria Clawson. His aunt, Nancy Lovegrove and husband Bill, aunt Mary Campbell, aunt Evelyn Sargent, aunt Peggy Campbell and several cousins.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home from 4-6:00pm. Service will follow the receiving of friends. Graveside will be 2:00 pm Sunday December 24, 2017 at Eden’s United Methodist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Johnson City Internal Medicine and the staff at Johnson City Medical Center.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|I was a customer of Bill Gatton living in
Kingsport and Harold would pick up and deliver my
Mazda to me over the past year for service.
Through that great service, Harold and I would
talk much about Dobyns-Bennett sports as I had two
sons that played football and baseball. Harold
knew a lot about all the DB sports, coaches and
just shared a great love for life! He will be
|Harold was a great neighbor for many years. He
and I played ball often. I was shocked to hear of
his passing and pray for his family and friends in
their lost. |
|I will truly miss you H. RIP. Roll Tribe!!|
|I'll miss my buddy the last time I talked to him
He wanted me to take him to Clarence's Drive In
when I got back home . Oh how I wish I could be
taking him there ,he was a great friend .|
||Dee Dee jeter
| You will be miss by so many people I will miss our talks about racing. |
|I will sure miss you on Friday nights at Kingsport Speedway. Enjoyed sitting with you for the last few years.
Your family is in my prayers.
|Our prayers are with you.|
||Mitch and Janie Kennedy
|Rick and Family,
We are so sorry of the sudden loss of your brother. You and all
your family will be in our prayers.
Mitch and Janie Kennedy|
||Jeff & Robin
|Rest in peace H Really going to miss you We both loved Yankees,Steelers and racing |
|A loss for everyone that knew him. I worked with Harold at
Gatton, and he always was helpful to everyone. I would run in
to him from time to time after I left there, and it was always
good to talk Steelers football or Yankee baseball with him. My
condolences to his family.|
||WES AND SANDY FIELDS
|WE ARE GOING TO MISS YOU MY FRIEND. FRIDAY NIGHTS AT KINGSPORT SPEEDWAY WILL NEVER BE THE SAME.GOD SPEED OLD BUDDY|
|Harold always had a smile on his face that
could brighten up a room, I will greatly
miss seeing him and that smile. He will be
missed by many at FTB. |
||Richard Claudette Barnett
|You will be deeply missed Harold.❤️❤️|
|Harold was a neighbor I grew up with and a
racing buddy! He always saved me a seat
at Kingsport Speedway where we enjoyed
many Friday nights with our other racing
buddies. You've left us too soon my
friend, but we all know that Harold will
now get to watch racing and his darn
Yankees every night! Miss you buddy!!!|
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