Rev. Robert V. Wilson went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. He was born on April 7, 1933 in Lancaster, Ohio, the son of Perry C. and Pearl Crabtree Wilson. Robert enlisted into the United States Army in 1950 and served during the Korean War, receiving the Purple Heart. He was a long distance over the road truck driver by trade, as well as a Pentecostal evangelist. He loved traveling and preaching the gospel.
He was predeceased by his son, Timothy L. Wilson, both parents, and all of his sisters: Ruth Wilson, Betty Tallman, Mariyn Kesecker, Freida Bussey, Mildred Fitzpatrick Taggert, Bea Stauch, Anna Mae Mullendore, and Maxine Brittingham Fivecoat.
He leaves behind to grieve, his wife Joyce Wilson, Kinston, North Carolina, daughter, Kathie Wilson, Opelika, Alabama, son, Robert V. Wilson Jr., Ponderosa, New Mexico, son, Gilbert Ray Wilson, Albuquerque, New Mexico, daughter, Julie Wilson Murdock & husband David, Panama City, Florida., brother Rodney Eugene Wilson, Sarasota, Florida., mother of his children Lutina G. Remaley, Panama City, Florida., grandchildren: Roy L. McCoy III, Timothy McCoy, Sarah Edwards, Steven Edwards, and Caroline Edwards, four great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews too many to mention, but all were very much loved!
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Mt. Joy Cemetery, Rarden, Ohio.
Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.