Cecil Wilson, 89, of Barwick, Ont., passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on Friday, July 27, 2012 at the Emo Health Centre in Emo, Ont.
He was born Sept. 27, 1922 in Emo to Bill and Cora Wilson (nee Thompson).
Cecil grew up in Barwick among family and friends, played sports (mostly baseball), attended school, and worked for various retailers in the area, including Blacks and Gills.
He enlisted in the army in 1942 and was discharged in 1944.
He met his future bride, Shirley Alexander, in the fall of 1944. They were married on Sept. 11, 1946.