Robert Leroy Wilson, 92, passed away on Wednesday September 21, 2022, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care in Jasper, IN.
He was born on September 24, 1929, in Detroit, MI to Roy and Wilma (Koon) Wilson. Robert married Lou Ellen Reed on April 9, 1950. He was a member of Bethany Christian Church in Washington, IN.
Robert was a lifelong farmer in Montgomery, IN. He enjoyed sports, reading books, and watching his children and grandchildren at sporting events. Robert drove a school bus for over 40 years for Barr – Reeve High School. He taught Sunday School and was a church Elder for many years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Wilma Wilson, and his brother, Doug Wilson.
Robert is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Lou Ellen Wilson, their children, Clifton (Peggy) Wilson of Montgomery, IN, Dale (Debbie) Wilson of Montgomery, IN, Janet (Doug) Wininger of Montgomery, IN, Steve (Christi) Wilson of Montgomery, IN, 15 Grandchildren, 29 Great- Grandchildren, his siblings, George (Barbara) Wilson of California, Larry (Karen) Wilson of Montgomery, IN, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M Monday September 26, 2022, at Bethany Christian Church in Washington, IN. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Sunday September 25, 2022, from 2:00 P.M until 6:00 P.M at Blake and Wagler Funeral Home in Montgomery, IN.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Antioch Cemetery in memory of Robert.
Arrangements provided by Blake and Wagler Funeral Home in Montgomery, IN.
Online condolences can be made at www.blakefuneralhomes.com