Robert "Bob"'s Story
Robert Waldon "Bob" Wilson was born on Oct. 25, 1942, in Cherokee, to Waldon Herbert and Mary Maureen (Peltier) Wilson.
He served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps until 1967, when he began service in the Marine Corps Reserve.
Bob was a communication technician for AT&T before retiring in 1999.
He and his wife, Annita, were married on April 22, 1989. They had made their home in Wagoner for the past 14 years.
In his spare time, Bob liked woodworking and was an avid student of history throughout his life.
Robert departed this life on Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Tulsa, at the age of 74 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Waldon and Mary Wilson, and a brother, Jack Curtis Wilson, in 1950.
He is survived by his wife, Annita Wilson, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Shawn Curtis and Rebecca Wilson, and their daughter, Analisa Wilson, all of Ward, Arkansas; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenna Dawn and David Oliveri, of Las Vegas, Nevada, and their sons, Jordan Clay, of Phoenix, Arizona, and Josh Clay, of Las Vegas, Nevada, and many good friends.
Friends and family will gather for a visitation from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday evening at Mallett Funeral Home and Crematory.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 21, at First Baptist Church in Wagoner with the Rev. Mark Pointer officiating. Interment will be at Floral Haven Cemetery in Broken Arrow.
Pallbearers will be George Dieter, Logan Rodriguez, Dean Dieter, Jim Aveni, Josh Clay, and David Harrison.
Honorary pallbearer will be Jordan Clay.
Published on July 18, 2017