Edgar Randolph Wilson, Jr.

Edgar Randolph Wilson, Jr., age 87, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away at War Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, December 7, 2021.

Edgar was born on February 5, 1934, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late Randy and Ida Mae (Albrough) Wilson. He graduated from Brimley High School in 1953. On May 7, 1971, he married Barbara F. Johndrow at the Salvation Army Church. He retired from The Glass Place in 1999 after 40 years of service.

Edgar was a long-time community member of both the Sault and Brimley. His memories of the area’s history and family history was astounding and there were no strangers in his world. He loved taking on handy man jobs around the area, especially woodworking at which he was quite skilled. Edgar also enjoyed joining senior concerts and trips through the Sault Tribe. A gentle, generous, caring man – he will be greatly missed.

Edgar is survived by two children: Edward (Colleen) Wilson of Grawn, MI, and Heidi Wilson of Sault Ste. Marie, MI; a daughter-in-law: Cindy Wilson of Brimley, MI; six grandchildren: Calvin (Kara) Wilson, Alex Wilson, Jacob Wilson, Anna (Joe) Johnson, Pam (Cody) Greff, and Samantha (Grant) Prindiville; and five great-grandchildren: Gavin, Porter, Haven, Avery, Lauren, and another baby due in May.

Edgar was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Barbara Wilson; three children: Mark Wilson, Cynthia Wilson, and Garry Wilson; and two sisters: Alma Lesniak and Bertina Moore.

A memorial gathering will be held in the late spring of 2022. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Bay Mills – Brimley Historical Society, P.O. Box 273, Brimley, MI 49715.

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