Edgar C. Baillie, 92, of Elgin, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Edgar was born in Staten Island, New York, on August 11, 1923 to his parents Milton and Grace Baillie. Edgar served 8 years in the Army Air Force, followed by a number of years as a police officer in Colton California. In his 50’s, Edgar became a minister of the gospel. He worked for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship for several years, ministering throughout the United States. He then formed Edgar Baillie Ministries; continuing to work in the U.S.A. as well as Africa, China, Central America, and the Philippines. Edgar’s passion for orphans led him to many underprivileged areas and nations, bringing food and supplies.
He leaves his wife of 20 years, Holly Baillie; his son Terry and wife Cheryl Baillie of Bonita Beach, Florida; his daughter Cathy and husband Ken Johnson of Surprise, Arizona; his daughter PJ Baillie of Cottonwood, Arizona; his son Bill and wife Joy Baillie of San Diego, California, and his daughter-in-law Liz Baillie of Crystal Lake, Illinois, along with many grand-children and great-grand-children.
Edgar was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved first wife Charlotte, and his eldest son Bruce Baillie.
A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday, August 27th at 1:00 pm at:
New Covenant Fellowship Church
865 Parkway Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120
Reverend Jim Goll once called Edgar an apostle of love and faith; those two things, we truly learned from him.
Memorial gifts may be made to Edgar Baillie Ministries, 33 W. Higgins Rd, Suite 2010, South Barrington, IL 60010 or online at Edgar’s website: www.CityWideRevival.comPrint Obituary & Condolences