RW Bro Earnie D. Wilson was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in Viola, Arkansas. He and his wife Shawna have 3 children, Christina, Victoria and Rebecca, and 4 grandchildren. The Wilson family resides in Ellsinore, Missouri.
In 1991, RWB Wilson was raised in Robert Burns Lodge #496 in Gainesville, Missouri. He has served as Worshipful Master of Bayou Lodge #365 in 1998 and Poplar Bluff Lodge #209 in 2011. RWB Wilson served as DDGL of the 41st Masonic District in 2012 and 2013.
Earnie has served on the Grand Lodge of Missouri Long Range Planning Committee. He is also an active member of Poplar Bluff OES #344, Poplar Bluff Masonic Youth Father Daughter Ball Steering Committee, Poplar Bluff Chapter RAM #114, Poplar Bluff Council RSM #27, Poplar Bluff Commandery #67, Three Rivers Shrine Club in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and Sahara Temple AAONOMS of Pine Bluff, Arkansas