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Obituary: Frank North Wilson, 75

Frank North Wilson, age 75 of Ashland City, Tennessee, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021 at his home.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Wilson was born on June 18,1946 in Polk County, North Carolina to the late Regionald & Rose Wilcox Wilson. He was retired as a race car fabricator. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving in the Vietnam War. Frank loved to parachute jump and was a master parachute rigger. He also built his own planes and loved to fly them. He was a kickboxer, a master in Kung Fu & Karate, a SCCA race car driver and a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge. Mr. Wilson was very interested in learning and reading about new ideas and cultures and never had an idle moment.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Wendi Wilson; and a brother, Reggie Wilson.

Survivors include a son, Joel (Rebecca) Wilson; daughter, Emily (Dale) Sanders; brother, John Kent (Danielle) Wilson; grandchildren, Westley Sanders, Maddie Sanders (fianceꞌ Trace Oliver), Joleigh (Mason) Boyd, Christian West, Trenton West, Jarrett Wilson, Kylie Wilson; and great-granddaughter, Cora Sanders.

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433


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