John Robert Wilson, 78, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, October 1, 2021. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area and of the Baptist faith. John enjoyed piddling with restoring cars, camping, woodworking and gardening. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Jenkins Wilson. He is survived by his loving wife of over 50 years, Evelyn Gilbert Wilson; children, John Robert (Deann) Wilson, Holly E. Wilson; sister, Patricia (Bob) Mathis; grandchildren, Kerstin “Rowan”, Korina, and Konrad Wilson; niece, Debbie (Dale) Buck and nephew, Jim (Sheila) Mathis. The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice of Dalton for their care and support. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes, Ringgold, GA. An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.