Edward W. Wilson Sr.

1937 - 2021

Lore City


Edward W. “Crazy Man” Wilson Sr., 83, of Lore City, passed away Saturday (July 17, 2021) at the Morrison House in Zanesville.

He was born August 2, 1937 in Pickens, WV, son of the late Loyal and Beulah (Cutwright) Wilson.

Mr. Wilson was a retired truck driver, and was a social member of Kipling VFW #7371.

He loved all things in life, his children, grandchildren, fishing, hunting, riding his motorcycle, visiting his family and friends, and traveling the states to see many.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death his wife Sylvia (King) Wilson whom he married February 14, 1959 and passed away in 1993; one daughter Tammie Lippert; a granddaughter Amanda Holmes; two brothers, Gene and Don; four sisters, Betty, Sue, Joy  and Patricia.

He is survived by three sons Eddie (Melanie) Wilson Jr. of Lore City, Jerry  Wilson of Pleasant City and Terry (Bobbi) Wilson of Cambridge; two daughters, Teresa (Jessie) Kehl of Salesville, Lechia (Kenny) Holmes of Lore City; one sister Deloris (Courtney) Cowden of Newcomerstown; son in law Jerry Lippert of Salesville; one sister in law Charlotte Wilson; two brothers in law, Charlie Pressdee and Richard (Debbie) King; 15  grandchildren, Misty (Jason) Miles, Ammie Holmes, Kerry Holmes, Caleb Wilson, Eric (Julie) Wilson, Adam Wilson, Alicia Wilson, Shannah Wilson, Kimberly (Chad) Burga, Jacob Kehl, Rell Wilson, Brantley Wilson, Brandon Lippert, Kelli (Logan) Wright and Karlie Wilson; 24  great grandchildren, Devan, Anna, Gavin, Mikia, Lilly, Sebastian, Baylor, Leighanna, Kinsley, Brailey, Lane, Parker, Connor, Aubrey, Kade, Ashtin, kenlee, Karter, Koa, Kaylie, McKenna, Shane, Luna and Luci; Companion of 22 years “Sue” Avery Searles; his lifelong best friend Bruce “Wolfie” Gander; many nieces,  nephews and cousins.

No calling hours or services will be observed. A celebration of life will be held at alater date.




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Gearl Davidson

July 19, 2021 7:29 PM

I am Heartbroken about Ed’s passing. I loved Ed from my childhood and will continue to love and miss him forever. I am so glad I got to be with the family and see him before he went home. Ed please hug are of our family and let them know we love and miss you all
Gearl Lee and Kim Davidson

Debra Mckinney

July 19, 2021 5:37 PM

Prayers and love from the family of Craig Eagleson

Debra Mckinney

July 19, 2021 5:34 PM

He was our family friend every since I can remember. I love you all very much and praying for your family...

Martha Underwood

July 19, 2021 5:01 PM

My heart goes out to Sue and the family ; we rode many rides and enjoyed a lot of good times with "Crazy"  Ed & Sue , rest easy my friend , Martha Underwood  

Charles Knapp

July 19, 2021 3:27 PM

My dearest condolences to the Wilson Family. You will be missed Uncle Ed!
Charles Knapp

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