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Tracy Elizabeth Wilson

January 28, 1971 — September 16, 2019

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.


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