Edward Donald Wilder
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Edward Donald Wilder
  • December 1, 1942 - December 14, 2017
  • Ragley, Louisiana

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Edward Donald "Don" Wilder, age 75, of Ragley passed away peacefully on December 14, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Born to Delta and Jack Wilder in DeQueen, Arkansas on December 1, 1942. Don was a resident of Westlake for over 45 years, and worked as an AC/Refrigeration Repair man. He loved fishing, hunting, playing dominos, poker, and Bouray. Don was a family man, and was known to be an awesome cook, have family get togethers. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend who will be greatly missed.

Those left to cherish his memories are three daughters, Kimberly(Glenn) Hudson of Ragley, Melissa Jamison(Ed) of Westlake, and Donna Canter(Tony) of DeRidder; five grandchildren; Tiffany(Tyler) Newsom, Christy(Cody) Benoit, Kayla(Billy) McCool, Alicia Adams, Jack Wilder, ten great-grandchildren; Jeremy, Landon, Brayden, Zander, Rhylie, Liam, Jonathan, Evangeline, Brett, and Tory; two sisters; Jacqueline(Leonard) DuVernay of McMinnville, Oregon, and Nancy Wilder of Sulphur; along with a host of nieces and nephews and other adopted grandchildren and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jane, son, Clifton Miller, two grandchildren, Michael Harkins and Brittany Harkins, parents, Delta and Jack Wilder, brother, Dwayne Wilder, and a sister, Mary Boone.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Hixson Funeral Home of Westlake. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, from 3-9pm and will resume on Wednesday from 9am until the time of service all at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Westlake Memorial Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com