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Robert Bruce Wilson

Robert Bruce Wilson

Male 1919 - 2004  (84 years)

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  • Name Robert Bruce Wilson 
    Born 14 Aug 1919  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jan 2004  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32126  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2016 

    Father William Washington Wilson,   b. 23 Jun 1865, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1945, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Sue Henderson Yates,   b. 20 Jul 1881, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1940, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 26 May 1901  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Robert Bruce Wilson Birth: Aug. 14, 1919 Death: Jan. 20, 2004 US ARMY WORLD WAR II DANVILLE, Va. - Robert Bruce Wilson, 84, of Heritage Towers Apartments, 231 South Ridge St., Apt. 312, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at Piney Forest Health Care Center. Born Aug. 14, 1919, in Danville, he was a son of the late William W. Wilson and Sue Yates Wilson. He served in the U.S. Army from 1940-45 and received several medals. He saw action in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe. He retired from Dan River Mills in 1981. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He married Elizabeth Vernon on March 28, 1959. In addition to his wife of the residence, he is survived by one sister, Mary Sue Hodnett of Piney Forest Health Care Center and a number of nieces and nephews. The graveside funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Danville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Dr. Joey Faucette officiating. Graveside military rites will be given by the American Legion Post #1097. The family received friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Townes Funeral Home and at other times will be at the residence. Townes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Published in Danville and Rockingham County from January 21 to January 22, 2004 Burial: Danville Memorial Gardens Danville Danville City Virginia, USA Created by: larry eanes Record added: Aug 25, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 95947636