Wilson, Floyd Houston, Jr.

Held Careers With Chattanooga Police Department And In Commercial Real Estate

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Floyd Wilson
Floyd Wilson

Floyd Houston Wilson, Jr. “Junior” passed away on March 1, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Born Aug. 15, 1952, to the late Floyd Houston and Dixie Wilson in Chattanooga, Junior graduated from Chattanooga City High School, played baseball and obtained his B.A. from Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Fla., and obtained his M.B.A. from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. After 12 years in the Chattanooga Police Department, Junior made his career in commercial real estate development in Huntsville, Al., where he lived from 1987 to 2002, then in Lewisburg, Tn., until 2010, before returning to Chattanooga, where he resided until his passing.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Don Wilson and sister LaVonda Johnson.

He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Josh and Michelle Wilson of Chattanooga, and Ben and Sarah Beth Wilson of Jackson, and Bo and Christie Coppinger of Chattanooga, seven loving grandchildren, sister, Billie Colberg of Richmond, Va., and wife, Dorothy Wilhoit Wilson of Jackson, Ms.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations in Junior’s name to the American Heart Association:www.donatenow.heart.org.

Arrangements are by Cremation Center of Chattanooga, 1345 Hickory Valley Road, Chattanooga, 423-362-5999.


Baker, Jeanette

Little, Michael

Edgemon, Fred L.


Jeanette Baker, 69, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Michael Little, 66, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

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Baker, Jeanette

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Little, Michael

Michael Little, 66, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018, in Chattanooga. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

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