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Edward Wilson Jr. '58 May 11, 2022 11:06 AM updated: May 11, 2022 11:09 AM

Edward A. Wilson
July 2, 1936 - May 3, 2022

Edward A Wilson Jr passed away peacefully at his Fort Worth home at the age of 85. Ed was born to parents, Edward A Wilson Sr. and Bennie Mae Bates Wilson. He married his high school sweetheart, JoAnn Fletcher and in March, celebrated their 68 year marriage. Ed graduated from Poly High School in 1954, where he served as Student Body President, Junior Class Favorite, and Captain of the Football Team. Ed received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Texas A&M, and TCU, where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society.

Ed worked at the family business, Ed A Wilson Inc. from 1959, until retirement. He was a long time member of Colonial Country Club where he served on the Board of Directors. He was a past member of Ridglea Country Club, Breakfast Tips Club, Frog Club, A&M Century Club, Petroleum Club, and the City Club. Ed loved life, his family, friends, wine, the Texas Aggies and of course, the TCU Horned Frogs. Ed had a passion for sports as a participant and spectator. He loved skiing the slopes of Utah where he spent time throughout the years at the family condo in Deer Valley.

Ed is survived by his wife, JoAnn Fletcher Wilson, brother Jerrell B Wilson, his wife Sue, Daughters, Terri Wilson, Lise Wilson Cook, Son in Law, William L Cook III, Grandchildren, Chelsea Blackmon, Edward A Blackmon, Annie Cook, Addison Cook Duckworth (Andrew Ryan) Great Grandchildren, Ava and Pearson, Nieces, Nana Wilson Olson, Fleetwood Wilson Jacobs, Jinny Fletcher Rank, Nephews, David Fletcher, Jim Fletcher, many beloved friends, and two fur babies, Chico and Chewbacca.

Preceded in Death by: His parents, Ed A Wilson Sr. and Bennie Mae Bates Wilson and Grand daughter, Amanda Cook.

The family would like to thank the many caregivers who served and loved Ed as well as our hospice team.
Service: May 7, 2022. 2:30 p.m. University Baptist Church, 2720 Wabash Ave. Fort Worth, TX. 76109
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to University Baptist Church, The Parkinson's Foundation or the charity of your choice.



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