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Robert E. Wilson
Robert "Bob" E. Wilson, age 77, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Saturday morning, April 9, 2016, at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania. He was born April 17, 1938 to Elmer and Beatrice Wilson. He was married 45 years to his beloved wife, Priscilla "Perk" (Shelt) Wilson. She preceded him in death on April 16, 2007.
In his younger years, Robert worked at the Swanton Bowling Alley and The Toledo Express Airport as a cook. He was a hard working man and devoted to his family. He worked 25 years at Johns Manville. He then worked as a police officer from 1978-1988 for the Swanton Police Department, and retired from Chrysler Jeep where he worked from 1979-2000. He was a member of Local Union 12 and was an avid Ohio State Fan. He also loved talking on the CB (handle name Night Owl).
Robert will be greatly missed by his children, Robert H. Wilson, Dawn (Eric) Vaculik, James Wilson (Rebecca Diehl) and Steven Wilson (Erin Collins); and his beloved grandchildren, Amanda, Eric John, RJ, Tiffany (Justin) Ranville, Michael, Kristian, Berlyn, Ryan, Tyler, Elizabeth, Tori, Amanda Lee; and great-grandchildren, Elliotte and Leighton. Also surviving are his sisters, Shirley (Richard) Tulk and Betty (Emmett) Aossey; brother-in-law, Mark Boehk; as well as his many nieces and nephews whom he loved.
Besides his wife, Perk, he was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Boehk; brother, Dick Wilson.
Family and friends may visit Tuesday, April 12th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton (419.826.2631). Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 13th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow at Springfield Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ebeid Hospice.
Residence: Swanton, Ohio
Visitation: Tuesday, April 12th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Funeral Service: Wednesday, April 13th at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home
Interment: Springfield Township Cemetery
You will be missed by all of us. Thank you for sharing your life with us
Nancy Shaw Sep 28 2021 2:32 PM
You will be missed by all of us Wendell. Thank you for sharing your life with us
Nancy Shaw Sep 28 2021 2:27 PM
RJ & Michael So sad to hear about the loss of your Grandpa. My condolences to the whole family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Patti White (formerly Wilson) Masales Apr 12 2016 12:00 AM
Dear Dawn and Eric so sorry to hear of your dads passing our thoughts and prayers are with you all .
Bonnie & Ron Holdeman Apr 12 2016 12:00 AM
Praying for your family, Dawn and for you in this time of grief. So glad your dad has no more pain or sorrow!
JANET DEVRIENDT Apr 12 2016 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss. Yuor Parents were good neighbors
Don and Evelyn Kerr Apr 10 2016 12:00 AM
Dear Dawn, Eric and family! We are sorry to hear of your loss. We pray that God's peace will give you comfort through this difficult time. God Bless!
Tim and Cathy Dancer Apr 10 2016 12:00 AM
Dear Dawn and Eric so sorry to hear of your dads passing our thoughts and prayers are with you all love and hugs!!
Amy and Billy Schmitz Apr 10 2016 12:00 AM