Michael Lee Wilson, 55 of Edgewater died peacefully Wednesday, January 2, 2013 with his wife by his side. Michael was born January 22, 1957 in Peoria, Illinois to Herbert Ray Wilson and the late Emma Lou Bart Wilson. Michael grew up in the Peoria area and founded Wilson Manufacturing. He sold the company in 2008 and moved Edgewater. Michael enjoyed boating and being out on the water with his family. He was a devoted, generous, kindhearted man whose family was the most important aspect of his life. He instilled in his boys, “Say what you do; Do what you say”. This was Michael’s motto in life and business. Michael is survived by the love of his life, Connie Stufflebean; sons, James Michael Lee Wilson, Michael Wilson, Jr., Adam Wilson and Anthony (Ashley) Wilson; two grandchildren, Abigail and Kaitlin; father, Herbert R. Wilson; brother, David (Sandy) Wilson and sister, Linda (Dale) Wixson.
A celebration of Michael’s life will be held 2PM, Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Baldwin Brothers Heritage Place, 1 N. Causeway, New Smyrna Beach with the Reverend Nancy Stiles officiating.
A visitation will be from 1PM until Service time on Thursday January 10, 2013.