Gary Wisman, 86, Knoxville

SEPTEMBER 10, 1935 – MAY 31, 202

Gary Wisman, age 86, of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Gary was a member of The Park West Church of God. He served in the Army and retired from the Navy Seabees. Gary also retired from Martin Marietta. Gary loved his family dearly and was known for his woodworking abilities. He enjoyed attending Tuesday breakfast with his close friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Brian Wisman.

Gary is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter, Kyra Brown (Rick); sons, Troy Wisman (Cheryl) and David Wisman (Marie); 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sister, Linda Christian (Marvin) and many other friends and family. The family would like to especially thank Sacred Ground Hospice House for the love and care they provided. Please try not to grieve for Gary for he is with his Savior. 

Gary’s family will receive friends on Friday, June 3, 2022 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm with a memorial service immediately following at 7:00pm at The Park West Church of God, 7635 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37909. In lieu of flowers donations should be made to Young at Heart at Park West Church. 

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About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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