AIKEN, SC – TRACY ELIZABETH WILSON, 48, died after a sudden illness, Monday, September 16, 2019 in Rexburg, ID.
Born on Torrejón Air Base in Madrid Spain, Tracy was a daughter of David Alton and Cora Ann Richardson Wilson. She graduated from South Aiken High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in Saudi Arabia.
Tracy worked as a deputy with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, was an officer with the New Ellenton and USC-Aiken Police Departments and Wackenhut at the Savannah River Site. She was a survivalist. Some of her accomplishments were hiking the Appalachian Trail and canoeing 1500 miles on the Mississippi River. She appeared as a contestant on season 2 of the “Alone” series on The History Channel. She has traveled across America for the last 4 years teaching survival skills
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a daughter, Cynthia Wilson; two sons, David Wilson, Tad Wilson, all of the Aiken area; two grandchildren, Kara and Owyn Blackwell; a half sister, Chantée Wilson, Chicago, IL.
The funeral service will be Thursday afternoon, September 26th at 2 o'clock at Shellhouse - Rivers Funeral Home with The Rev. Dr. Henry L. Chennault officiating.
SHELLHOUSE – RIVERS FUNERAL HOME, 715 EAST PINE LOG RD., AIKEN, SCTo order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Tracy Elizabeth Wilson, please visit our flower store.