Charles Edwin Wilson, Sr.May 6, 2017
Charles Edwin Wilson, Sr., of Clarksville, Maryland, died peacefully Saturday, May 6, 2017 at his home. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Charlie and Joan Rathbone Wilson. He was also preceded in death by sisters: Frances Higgins and husband Wyman, Betty Jean Robertson and husband C. W. Jr. and June Riddle and husband Walter, all of Pensacola.
Edwin was the beloved husband of: Evelyn Briggs Wilson; the devoted father of: Susan Wilson Parker; Charles W. Wilson, Jr. and Steven H. Wilson and wife Renee; cherished grandfather of Jamison Parker and wife Jen, Andrew Parker, Dawson Parker, Patrick Wilson, Ethan Wilson and Christina Wilson; adoring great grandfather of Leighton and Cole Parker; brother of Bill Wilson and wife Angie of Johnson City, TN and Bob Wilson and wife Nelda of Burnsville. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and other relatives in Yancey County and elsewhere.
A memorial service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Military Honors will be conferred by SGT E. L. Randolph, Chapter 57 DAV. A reception will follow at Pensacola Volunteer Fire Department.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Yancey County Public Library, PO Box 1659, Burnsville, NC 28714.
Yancey County Public Library
PO Box 1659, Burnsville NC 28714