Eddie “Uncle Ed” Wilson, 71, of Pampa, Texas, passed away Dec. 21, 2018, in Amarillo, Texas. Ed was born March 30, 1947 in Canadian, Texas and was a 1965 graduate of Miami High School in Miami, Texas.

He loved his life as a cowboy, spending hours in the saddle working cattle on ranches. Ed worked on numerous ranches in the Texas Panhandle. He lived in Wickenburg from 1985 to 2010. Ed was a cowboy, a member of the Wickenburg Volunteer Fire Department and member of the Elks Lodge #2160. He retired in Pampa, Texas and spent his time as a horse trader, working with wood and doing carpentry work.

Ed was preceded in death by his brother Jackie Bennett.

Survivors include his son, Shaw Wilson of Pampa; his brother, Wayne Wilson and wife Zelda of Pampa; his sister, Sharon Wilson of Bowie; his Aunt, Billie Hupp of Pampa and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association National Center, 722 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231.

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Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa, with Rev. Richard Bartel, associate pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Pampa, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.