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Update: Lieutenant Brian Wilson passed away Friday afternoon

Lieutenant Brian Wilson

Lieutenant Brian Wilson

From Towns County Sheriff’s Office

“Lieutenant Brian A. Wilson, deputy sheriff with the Towns County Sheriff’s Office, passed away Friday afternoon, May 3, 2013, following a one car motor vehicle accident which occurred on Sunday.

Lt. Wilson was transported to the Chatuge Regional Emergency Room and then to North Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA, where he remained until his passing. 

Lt. Wilson served in the United States Marine Corp, and after being honorably discharged, he came to work for Towns County Sheriff’s Office. He started his law enforcement career working in the Detention Center, moved to the patrol division, and served as Patrol Deputy, K9 Handler, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Commander of Patrol.

Lt. Wilson and his family are much beloved in the agency, as well as the community as a whole. He dedicated his life to his family, and much of his life’s work was directed toward protecting the people of Towns County.

Arrangements for Lieutenant Wilson’s visitation and funeral are as follows:

Visitation is Tuesday, May 07, from 12:00-2:00PM and again from 4:00-9:00PM.

The funeral will be Wednesday, May 08, at 2:00PM.

Visitation and funeral services will be held at McConnell Memorial Baptist Church. McConnell Church is located at 84 Church St, Hiawassee, GA.

Interment will be at Burch Cemetery located on Highway 288 in Hiawassee, GA.

Please continue to keep Brian’s family in your prayers. 

Information on efforts to help his family with donations and other outreach will be released as soon as possible.”

The family and staff at WKRK send our prayers and sincere condolences to the family, friends and coworkers of Lieutenant Brian Wilson.

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

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