Ernie Lee Wilson, 71, died on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at his home.
Born in Dayton, Ohio, he was raised in Versailles. He was a plumber who also served our country in the Air Force. He enjoyed saltwater fishing, playing softball, hunting, and loved to build and repair things. He was greatly loved and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Samantha; two daughters, Lisa Wilson and Sherri (David) Potter; a brother, Robert Ray (Betty) Wilson; three sisters, Faye Vanmeter, Brenda (Wayne) Dunsmore and Edith Burton; along with many nieces nephews and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Bessie Wilson.
There will be a celebration of life service at 12 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Companion Funeral Home, Cleveland Chapel. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make memorial contributions to Kindred Hospice or Bradley County SPCA at www.bradleycountyspca.com.