Bobby R. Wilson
Bobby R. Wilson
  • August 14, 1947 - March 31, 2017
  • Axton, Virginia

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Bobby Reid Wilson, 69, of Axton, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 31, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Henry County, August 14, 1947 to George Robert Wilson and Myrtle Jackson Gauldin Wilson, both deceased. He was a graduate of Drewery Mason High School and served in Vietnam with the Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from Smurfit-Stone Container Company. Bobby was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Elaine Haley Wilson; two sons, Michael Wilson, wife Melissa, and Kevin Wilson; four grandchildren, Elizabeth, Emory, Taylor and Chase Wilson; sister, Verna Martin, husband Giles; brothers, Clay and Raymond Wilson.
The family will receive friends Monday, April 3, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Martinsville and other times at the residence.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at McKee-Stone Chapel with the Rev. Mark Redd officiating.
Interment will follow in the Haley-Martin Family Cemetery in Axton.