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 Edward Elias Pilcher

Edward Elias Pilcher

Birth
Wayne County, Illinois, USA
Death 5 Sep 1986 (aged 75)
Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois, USA
Burial Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 79578150 · View Source
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rev. Edward Elias Pilcher, 75, died at 9:45 p.m. Friday, Sept 5, 1986, in the skilled care unit of Fairfield Memorial Hospital following an apparent heart attack.
Rev. Pilcher was a patient twice in the unit during the past two months.
He pastored congregations during the years at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist, Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist and Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Churches in Wayne County.
In recent years he served as a bus driver and helped in the shop at Career Development Center in Fairfield.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at Nale's Funeral Home with Rev. Richard McCormick officiating. Interment following in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Born in Jasper Township, Wayne County, Feb. 13, 1911, he was the son of William and Lillie Tucker Pilcher.
He was married to Janie Simpson in 1932. She preceded him in death in 1979.
Rev. Pilcher was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.
He is survived by four sons, Gene Pilcher, of Fairfield; Lewis Pilcher of Cisne; James "Jim" Pilcher, of Mt Vernon; and Jack Pilcher, of Waterford, CT., one daughter, Sharon Kay Lee, of Fairfield; three sisters, Mrs. Aubry (Lena) Milborn; and Mrs. Nellie Atteberry, both of Fairfield; and Mrs. Robert (Blanch) farris, of texas; 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Patsy Marie, one son, Bill; and a brother, Earl Pilcher.


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  • Created by: Pamela Duprest
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79578150
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Elias Pilcher (13 Feb 1911–5 Sep 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79578150, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Pamela Duprest (contributor 47215628) .