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Shane Wilson
Scot Ward Funeral Services
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City of Doraville police officer Corporal/Detective Robert "Shane" Wilson, 27, of Covington, GA died Monday, November 14, 2011 while responding to a call for service.

Born in Fulton County and originally from Decatur, GA, Shane moved with his family to Conyers, GA in 1991 where he proudly graduated Heritage High School in 2002. He joined the City of Doraville Police Department as a dispatcher in 2003, and became a sworn officer in 2007. In his service to the City of Doraville, he received many commendations and awards, including being a member of the department's SWAT team.

Shane was a devoted father and enjoyed spending time with his young son. He was recently married in September of 2011 and looked forward to a long and beautiful life with his new bride. He was an avid musician with an exceptional proficiency in drums, piano and music composition. He is survived by wife, Kathryn (Katy) Darby Wilson of Covington, son, Liam Anakin Wilson of Covington, mother, Gayle L. Hanson (DeKalb PD, ret.) of Conyers, father, John David (J.D.) Wilson of Decatur, step-father, James (Jim) E. Hanson, Jr. (DeKalb PD, ret.), sister, Haley Morgan Wilson of Conyers, step-brothers, Rev. Stacey Lynn Hanson (and family) of Roswell and Carey Dwayne Hanson (and family) of Covington.

Visitation for Corporal/Detective Wilson will held at Scot Ward Funeral Services in Conyers on Tuesday, November 15th from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, November 16th from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at the First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Highway 138 NE, Conyers, GA 30013. Condolences may be submitted on-line at Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.