Born on March 5, 1934, in Tazewell, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Ernest Leonard and Hattie Edith Lynch Wilson. Shade owned and operated Shade Wilson Lime Service. He also worked for contractors building bridges in the past. He attended Cold Springs Primitive Baptist Church and confessed that he was ready to go home to The Lord. Shade loved his two dogs. He was a hard worker.
He is survived by a sister, Inez Davis of Liberty; a special friend, Joey Tucker; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Norma Gay Hieronymus and Joy N. Todd; and two brothers, Harry Wilson and Denver Wilson.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cold Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Arrangements for Mr. Shade Wilson are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.