Tahlequah Daily Press


April 25, 2012

Charles Edwin Wills

TAHLEQUAH — Charles Edwin (Ed) Wills, of Tahlequah, passed away April 14, 2012. Ed was born Oct. 2, 1931, in Danville, Ind. He was 80 years old.

Ed graduated from Danville (Ind.) High School and attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.

He was an electrical engineer and consultant for over 30 years.

Ed married Harlene Wills on June 10, 1984. He was a proud member of the U.S. Navy, the American Legion of Idyllwild, Calif., and Tahlequah Friends of the Library.

He loved life and golfed most days at Cherokee Trails Golf Course in Tahlequah.

Ed was loved by his wife, Harlene; his son, Tim Wills; and daughters, Kenda Denison Skaggs, Denise Denison Smallwood and Jennifer Denison, their families, and countless friends across the country.

He requested that a funeral not be held. Instead, a celebration of Ed’s life will be held in Tahlequah. His remains will be interred at the Fort Gibson National Cemetery.

Donations can be made in Ed’s name at the Tahlequah Public Library. Donations can be mailed to the Tahlequah Public Library Renovation Fund, 120 S. College Ave., Tahlequah, Okla. 74464.

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Do you think "blue laws" related to Sunday alcohol sales in Oklahoma should be relaxed? Choose the option that most closely reflects your opinion.

Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
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