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-Edward Jasper Wilson-

Edward Jasper Wilson, age 82, a resident of Laurel Hill, FL, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011. 

He was a native of Winfield, IA, and the son of the late Franklin and Carrie Wilson.  He was a retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  He loved the great outdoors and enjoyed instilling the joy of fishing and hunting to his children and grandchildren.  Working on tractors was another pleasure he enjoyed in life.  He had two very special grandchildren who were close to his heart, Adam Joseph Allen, and Amelia Wilson.  He was a member of the Lakewood Church and will be missed by many. 

Survivors are sons, David Edward Wilson of Ft. Walton, FL, Michael Wilson and wife, Holley of Louisville, KY and Kenney E. Wilson and wife, Suzanne of Hattiesburg, MS; daughter, Wanda Allen and husband, Adam of Paxton, FL; brother, David Wilson of Letts, IA; sisters, Mina Grover of Riverside, CA; Grace Ferrell of Yucaipa, CA, Betty Nelson of Columbus Junction, IA; and two grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by brothers, Leroy, Charles and Raymond Wilson, and sister, Sally Johnson. 

Funeral services were held Friday, January 6 at Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Wendel Ard officiating.

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