FORT WORTH-Robert “Bob” “Bobby” Leon Wilson passed away Friday, December 13, 2019 at the age of 70.
Celebration of life: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2019 at El Rancho Grande, 1400 North Main St., Fort Worth, Texas 76104
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Bob’s honor to the Humane Society of North Texas, 1840 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76103 or to Red Fern Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 201255, Denver, Colorado 80220
Robert Leon Wilson was born Tuesday, January 11, 1949 to the late Tom and Flora Wilson in Greenville, Texas. Bob was known for his sense of humor, charm, wit, and good looks. He was loved by everyone. Bob loved animals and was very involved in rescue. He loved watching football, including NFL and college. His favorite teams included the Cowboys, Saints, and Alabama. He had a passion for Corvettes, owning several, including a 1963 split-window coupe. He graduated from North Side High School in 1967 and was voted “Most Handsome.” Bob owned a Pepperidge Farm franchise and delivered bread products in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to many grocery stores for more than 30 years. He also owned a franchise of Donut Palace and a dog boarding and grooming business. Bob was a Baptist and faithfully attended church his entire life. Bob was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Daughter, Amy Brimberry and husband, Andrew; daughter, Miley Joyce and husband, Tommy; granddaughters, Elizabeth Markum, Brooke Brimberry, Caroline Joyce and Navi Joyce; nephews, Brett Sly and wife, Beth, Chris Sly, and Corey Sly and wife, Darla; sister, Louann Wilber; and many friends.
Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.