Gary L. Wilson

Gary L. Wilson, age 72, passed away August 31, 2020 at St Thomas Rutherford Hospital. He was a native of Macon County, Red Boiling Springs and a resident of Rutherford County. Gary graduated high school from Macon County and Middle Tennessee State University in 1972. He served in the United States Marines during the Vietnam War. Gary attended First Baptist Church and was founder and CEO of FirstFleet, Inc.


Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Paul G. Wilson and Francis Elizabeth Chitwood Wilson. He is survived by his wife, Mary Beth Piper Wilson; sons, Adam (Julie) Wilson, Paul (Mary) Wilson; daughter, Allison Wilson Ventura; sister, Nancy Wilson Bowman; and grandchildren, Carter Wilson, Piper Taylor, Drew Wilson, Louise Wilson and Bia Ventura.


The family is holding a private graveside service.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.


Arrangements are under the direction of Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave online condolences at

Recommended for you