Edward L. Wilson

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 16, 2003

Edward L. Wilson, 76, of 1324 Jennifer St., Norfolk, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003, in Riverside Convalescent Center, Hampton.

A native of Sussex County, he was the son of the late John Wilson Sr. and Mollie Edmonds Wilson-Potter. One son preceded him in death, Ronnie Wilson.

He retired from Hampton University as a custodian.

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He was a Navy veteran.

His survivors include: three daughters: Patricia Sims, (Aurelious) of Newport News; Brenda Wilson of Ahoskie, N.C.; and Ella Williams of New Jersey; three sons, James Wilson of Ahoskie; Edward Wilson Jr. of Hampton; and John Wilson,(Linda) of Norfolk; two daughters-in law, Ernestine Wilson and Barbara Wilson; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, in Crocker Funeral Home Chapel, by the Rev. Melvin Lyttle. Interment will be held in Little Mt. Zion Church Cemetery.

The family will be assemble Monday at the funeral home.

Crocker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.