Otis Wilson Jr., – passed away unexpectedly at his home in New Orleans, LA on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. He was 56 years old. Born August 2, 1963 to Otis Sr. and Rosemary Wilson, Otis graduated from Eleanor McMain High School and attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He worked many years for Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse, Commander’s Palace and other Brennan Family restaurants. A loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, godfather, friend and die-hard New Orleans Saints fan, Otis will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving daughter, Remi Aleaha Wilson; step-daughter, Erica Tart-Candley; grandson, Caleb Candley; sister, Troylinn Henriques-Jones (Eugene); brother, Clarence Wilson; and a host of other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Otis Wilson Sr. and Rosemary Wilson (Traveler); and siblings, Jaqueline Dickerson, Melvin Wilson Sr., and Alice Manney (Lawrence).
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10:30AM at St. James Methodist Church, 1925 Ursulines Ave., New Orleans, LA. Fred Luter Jr. officiating.
Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.
Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park Cemetery, 5200 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans LA.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.