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Julian “Skill” Greaves Wilson, Jr.


On Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, Captain Julian “Skill” Greaves Wilson, Jr. responded to an EMS call with a patient with a known case of COVID-19. He subsequently contracted the virus and passed away on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022.

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Julian “Skill” Greaves Wilson, Jr. was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

Fayette County Fire Department
315 E Market ST
Somerville, Tennessee 38068

Chief: Richard Hartfield

Age: 59
Rank: Captain
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: December 24, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Date of death: January 23, 2022
Cause of fatal injury: Exposure
Nature of fatal injury: Covid-19
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: August 14, 2023