Funeral Arrangements for Coach Wilson

Knoxville (WVLT) -- Funeral arrangements are now in place for legendary Bearden High School football coach Bill Wilson.

The Wilson family will receive friends this Thursday evening at Washington Pike United Methodist Church from 5-8. Washington Pike United Methodist is located at 2241 Washington Pike in Knoxville. A memorial service will immediately follow.

Coach Wilson will be laid to rest on Friday during a private family ceremony.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bearden High School Field House Building Fund.


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  • by Ronald Scott Witt Location: Bearden High School on Apr 18, 2007 at 08:34 AM
    Coach Bill Wilson was an awesome coach, friend and man. He lived a life above reproach and earned the admiration and respect of all who came in contact with him. We will all miss Bill very much.
  • by brandie barr artrip Location: southknoxville on Apr 18, 2007 at 12:12 AM
    I had Bill wilison at west high class of 89 I am so sorry to here about him He was a very great teacher and friend my heart and paryers go to his family. brandie

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