Edmond Guy Wilkinson, 79, of Granite City, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
He was born Jan. 22, 1936, in Granite City, the son of the late Charles William and Loretta Anna (McNeans) Wilkinson.
On June 23, 1956, he and Leona Bell were married in Mitchell, and she survives in Granite City.
Edmond was a U.S. Army veteran and NRA member. He was employed with Granite City Steel for 44 years, serving as a Laborer, Crane Operator and Fire and Rescue.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Edmond E. (Marsha) Wilkinson of Granite City; three grandchildren, Trisha (Tom) Campbell, Kellie (Danny) Harrison and April Wilkinson; and four great-grandchildren, Hailey Selliers, Sterling, Sebastian and Sienna Campbell.
Private family services are being held through Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory with burial at St. Boniface Cemetery in Edwardsville.
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
Online information and guestbook available at www.wojstrom.com.