Thomas "Tommy" Wilson
1926 - 2020
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Thomas "Tommy" Wilson

Shreveport - Graveside services for Thomas "Tommy" Wilson, 94, of Shreveport, LA, will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Forest Park West Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home Southside Chapel.

Tommy, son of Thomas and Alva Chandler Wilson, was born October 11, 1926 in Bossier City, LA. He went home to be with His Lord, Saturday, November 7, 2020 at his residence in Shreveport, LA.

Tommy was a US Army Calvary veteran, served during World War II. He retired from LOF after working 27 years. Then he retired from the City of Shreveport after 15 years. He had a passion for life. He loved spending time with his family and teaching his children and grandchildren about the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting..

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 60 years, Marjorie Wilson. Left to cherish his memory is his children, Patricia (husband, William) Evans and Jeff (wife, Marilyn) Wilson; grandchildren, Sherri Taylor, Teresa Griffin, Stephanie Griffin, Wade T. Wilson and Chuck A. Wilson; ten great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; nieces, Carol Taylor, Linda Walschek and Deborah Lee Bulliner.






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Published in Shreveport Times from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
NOV
12
Graveside service
02:00 PM
Forest Park West Cemetery
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November 12, 2020
The Final Salute

“Brothers and Sisters-in-Arms”, Military men and women down through the centuries, have traditionally exchanged “Hand Salutes” as a sign of recognition and as a way to render courtesy and respect one to another.

This “Hand Salute” is the last that we shall render to Thomas (Tommy) Wilson our “Brother-in-Arms”. To his family it symbolizes the love and respect that we have for Tommy. To Tommy it is rendered as a symbol of honor and gratitude to thank him for the devoted and selfless service he rendered to his country during WW-II while serving in the U.S. Army. Tommy, we commend you for your honorable career in the U. S. Army. You are a true patriot, who served your nation and your community with honor and distinction. You upheld the finest qualities of an American patriot warrior: courage, commitment, generosity, sacrifice, love and devotion to family, church and country. You were a true friend. We bid you a sad farewell. You will be dearly missed from among our ranks. Be at Ease. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of the 985 military veteran Legionnaires of Lowe-McFarlane Post 14 of the American Legion in Shreveport and the 227 veterans of VFW Post 4588 in Bossier City, Louisiana, we extend our sympathies and our condolences to Tommy’s family and loved ones.

Bernt Ebbesson, Commander, American Legion Post 14
5315 South Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport, LA 71109

Ron Delaney, Commander, VFW Post 4588-
1004 Jeter Street, Bossier City, LA 71112
For the Commanders, Carroll R. Michaud
Carroll R. Michaud
Served In Military Together
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