Robert Lee Wilson

Robert Lee Wilson, 76, of Kingsford Heights, Indiana passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020.


Robert was born July 19, 1944, in La Porte, Indiana to the late George and Betty (Wilhelm) Wilson.

Robert worked at Roll Coater and was a butcher for 20 years. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of American Legion Post 434 in Kingsford Heights, and he loved to hunt, fish, and plant his acre garden.


On January 8, 1966, Robert married Joyce Carol Upp who survives. He is also survived by a son, John Wilson of Amite City, Louisiana; daughter, Juli (Rick) Boisvert of North Judson, Indiana; grandchildren, Corey (Christine) Hill, Todd (Ashley) Hill, Gaston Combs, Phillip (Ashley) Alexander, Courtney Pinks, Nathan Tyler (Lindsay) Wilson; 17 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Norma (Don) Pennington of La Porte, Indiana, George Wilson of Plymouth, Indiana and Mike (Cindy) Lower of La Porte, Indiana.


He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Larry Wilson, Jerry Wilson, and Roger Lower.  


A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 17, 2020, at Tracy Cemetery in La Porte. Reverend Nate Edquist is officiating. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.


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