On Saturday, January 13th, 2018 of Brentwood, MD formerly of Mt. Rainer. Beloved husband of the late Rosalie McCloskey. Cherished father of Juanita Mayes and her boyfriend Douglas Norway. Son of the late Annabelle L. McCloskey and Edward J. McCloskey, Sr. and the late brothers William James McCloskey and Billy Davis. Survived by his grandchildren Rose and Alora McCloskey, and his great grandchildren Kayden, Orquidea, and Maddie. Also survived by his Aunt Pat, god-daughter Dawn McCloskey, and his niece Laurie Handiboe. Edward “Wimpy” McCloskey, Jr, enjoyed outdoor activities, especially hunting and fishing. Edward was talented at working with his hands and was an accomplished glazier. He also dedicated his time helping his community volunteering as a firefighter. No matter what activity he was involved in he was known as being a jokester. He will be missed deeply. The family will receive visitors at Gasch’s Funeral Home P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781 on Friday, January 19th, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m.