Edward J. Wilson

November 2, 1935 ~ July 22, 2018 (age 82)

Edward J. Wilson, age 82, of Wauseon, passed away early Sunday morning, July 22, 2018 at Swanton Valley Care Center.  He was born in Waldron, MI on November 2, 1935 to the late E.J Wilson and Ruth (Tuttle) Wilson.  After graduating from Lyons High School in 1954 he later married Alice Skates in 1955; with her passing away in 1980.  On July 19, 1997, Ed married Betty Moyer and she survives.  Before retiring he was a self-employed milk hauler at Pet Milk in Bryan for 40 years and drove truck for Foster Canning in Napoleon.  His previous places of work included Boyer’s Masonry, UPS in Wauseon and Stauffer Chemical in Bryan.  For many years Ed was a member of the Irish Hills Antique Car Club.  Along with his wife Betty, he is survived by his children, Debbie Wilson of Sylvania, Gary (Marjorie) Wilson of Jonesville, MI, Nancy Wilson of Mansfield, James Wilson of California and Joyce Wilson of Delta.  In addition to his parents and first wife, Alice; Ed was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Wilson in 2015.  In fulfilling Ed’s wishes there will be no public services.  Arrangements and cremation are entrusted with Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Hwy. 109 in Delta.  Those wishing a show of sympathy may make memorial contributions to Ohio Living Hospice, 1730 S. Reynolds Rd, Toledo, Ohio 43614.  Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at

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Ohio Living Hospice
1730 S, Reynolds Rd, Toledo OH 43614

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