Songwriter Dan Burton Wilson Jr. Passes
May 8, 2015 at 11:34 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS extends sympathies to family and friends of songwriter and publisher DAN BURTON WILSON JR., who passed away TUESDAY, APRIL 21st in KNOXVILLE. He was 69.
Before retiring in 1996, WILSON spent two decades with SONY/ATV PUBLISHING, working as a song plugger, producer and VP/Creative Affairs. As a songwriter, he penned tunes for RICKY SKAGGS, JERRY REED and the OAK RIDGE BOYS, in addition to TG SHEPPARD’s #1 single in 1982, “War Is Hell On The Homefront, Too." A celebration of life will be held at LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME in LEBANON, TN on TUESDAY, MAY 12th at 6pm (CT). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the DAN WILSON MEMORIAL TRUST at any SUNTRUST BANK branch.