J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home

811 Finley Dr, Albion, MI


Barry E. Wilson

October 3, 1950April 25, 2019

Barry E. Wilson was born on October 3, 1950 to Robert C. and Kathryn (Cleveland) Wilson and was a lifelong resident of rural Albion.

He died on April 25, 2019 after a long decline due to Frontal Temporal Degeneration/Dementia. Barry attended Tamerack Elementary School and graduated from Albion High School in 1969.

He married Patricia (Beissel) Wilson on September 2, 1978. He is survived by Pat, two sons, Glenn of Lansing and Kevin of Albion; brother, Leonard (Mary) Wilson and sister, Marilyn (Bob) Weeks and numerous extended family members.

He was preceded in death by both parents, a brother, Charles R. Wilson and a sister, Martha McAllister.

Barry enjoyed working at Irwin Hardware in Homer, Albion Ace Hardware, and at Calhoun County Fair. He enjoyed traveling, having visited all 50 states, his cats and dogs, kayaking and mushroom hunting.

Donations can be made to Miles for Memories, 32 W. Michigan Avenue, Ste. 1, Battle Creek, MI 49017

No service will be held at this time, a memorial may be scheduled at a later date.

The family is being served by J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, Albion.

To leave online messages of condolence for the family, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com


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Cristina and Aaron Phipps

April 29, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Ruth Schmitter

April 29, 2019

Barry was always a welcoming presence at Albion Ace Hardware. I am sorry for your difficult loss.

Wendy Clark

April 28, 2019

I have known Barry, Pat and their sons for many years. We have shared many family events, including the 3rd of July parties with great fireworks! Our family sends our love to the Wilson family. 💛