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Robert Wayne Wilson

January 16, 1961 — June 14, 2023

Gallatin, TN

Robert Wayne Wilson, 62, passed away peacefully in his home on June 14, 2023. He was the husband of Karen Kay Vineyard Wilson. They shared over 18 years together.

Born in New Orleans and raised in Natchitoches, Louisiana, he was the son of Jerry Lynn Wilson and Robert Wayne Wilson Sr. He attended Central High and  Northwestern State University, and was an entrepreneur in his early years in Natchitoches. He worked passionately for over 20 years in medical management for wound care centers before enjoying retirement. 

In his early years, he enjoyed playing football, karate, golf,  guitar, and spending time in the woods. Later in life, he enjoyed spending time with his family, playing guitar, feeding neighborhood deer, and riding motorcycles. He will be remembered for his devotion and ability to protect, provide, and love fiercely everyone around him. 

He was predeceased by his father, Robert Wayne Wilson Sr. He is survived by his wife, Kay Wilson, mother, Jerry Wilson, sister and her family, Rhonda, Mike, and Maddi Russell,  his children, Randy and Ryan Wilson, Chris, James, and Courtney Fowler, along with his grandchildren, Gary, Landon, Bella, and Roman Wilson.

The visitation will be held on June 19, 2023, from 4 to 6 PM at Sumner Funeral & Cremation, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN 37075. Memorial Services will be held at Victory Baptist Church located at 10464 US Highway 80 Greenwood, Louisiana 71033 at 1 PM Saturday, June 24, 2023. Bro. Mike Russell will be in charge of the proceedings. If you need any further information please call him at (318)564-8372. May the Lord Bless you as you travel to these destinations to celebrate the life of Robert Wayne Wilson.

Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Diabetes Association. 


Arrangements Entrusted To: Sumner Funeral & Cremation Lakeside, Hendersonville. 615-822-4442.

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Service Schedule

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Monday, June 19, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Sumner Funeral & Cremation Lakeside

104 Sanders Ferry Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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Saturday, June 24, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

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