Edward ‘Gene’ Wilson Jr., 65, formerly of Springfield, MA passed on October 7, 2018. Son of the late Edward and Martha Wilson. Husband of Paia ‘Erva’ Wilson. Father of Neftalie Williams, Donyael Parrish, Javan Allen, Naarah Hansen, Edward, Joseph, Angela, Kharece, Jeffrey, Samara, Jordan Wilson. Grandfather of 13 grandchildren. Brother of Earl Gary, Matthew, Michael Wilson, Scott Morin, Kelly, Kerri Beardsley, Deborah Blake, Jean (Anthony) Gilliam, Michelle Thomas, and Gary (Camela) Still. Mother Nadine Wilson. Wake 10/18/2018 at Harrell Funeral Home 7-9 pm. 355 St. James Ave. Springfield MA. Funeral 10/19/2018 at Zion Community Baptist Church 11:30 am 1140 Roosevelt Ave. Springfield MA. Burial Ceremony at 1:00 pm Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery 1390 Main St. Agawam, MA. Reception to follow at Wilson-Thompson American Legion Post 185. 478 Springfield St. Feeding Hills, MA.