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Family and friends are paying their respects to the Knox County Sheriff's Office assistant chief.

Roger Wilson passed away Sunday night. He was 55 years old.

Wednesday, hundreds showed up to Marbledale Baptist Church in South Knoxville to say goodbye.

Wilson first began working at the sheriff's office in 1992. He became assistant chief in 2008.

His procession is Thursday at noon at Bridges Funeral home on Rutledge Pike. A graveside service follows at Highland South Cemetery.

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