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Robert Wilson

December 9, 2019

Robert W. “Bob” Wilson, age 89, of Union, Ohio, formerly of Marysville, went home to be with the Lord and his loving wife, Nellie, on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Hospice of Dayton surrounded by his loving family. A butcher by trade, he worked for Kahn’s in Cincinnati for ten years. For most of his career, he owned and operated Hofbauer Meats in Plain City from where he retired in the late 1980’s. During his retirement, he worked in the automotive industry, ending his work career as an assembler with Honda of America. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. A veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Union, Ohio. Known for his flamboyant personality and humor, he liked a good conversation, watching movies and television and loved spending time at “Nellie’s Nest” at Dale Hollow Lake in Byrdstown, Tennessee with his family and friends. He will be missed by his loving canine companion, Sammy. He was born October 22, 1930 in Oneida, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Sells Wilson, whom he married May 9, 1953 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana; his daughter, Linda J. Wilson; his father, William Wilson; his mother, Grace Treadway; his brother, Joseph E. “Joe” Wilson; his brothers- and sisters-in-law, Glenn and Katie Edwards, Jim and Alma Smith, Jimmy Sells and Mel Basicker. He is survived by his children, Sandy (Roger) Jordan of Marysville, Diana (Mark) McClintick of Raymond, Jerry Wilson of Marysville, Jeannie (Jeff) Eubanks of Union and John (Gena) Wilson of Marysville; his grandchildren, Michelle (Doug) Wills and Michael Jordan, Nathan Kibbey, Tabitha (Darek) Isaacs, Tiffany Allegree, Abigail Wilson, Johnathan (Jessica) Eubanks, Joshua (Heidi) Eubanks, Jordan (Megan) Eubanks, Jennifer Eubanks, Jared (Ashley) Eubanks, Cole (Anna) Wilson and Kristen Wilson; step-grandchildren, Daric (Shannon) McClintick, Brad (Brittany) McClintick and Brett Wills; his great grandchildren, Jordan, Evelyn, Jacob, Ethan, Hunter, Carly, Jonah, Piper, Makenzie, Madelynn, Mason, Grace, Liam and Lane; his step-great-grandchildren, Shyanne, Savannah, Dalton, Sophia, Harlie, Halyn, Havannah and Harper; and many other loving friends and family, including his nieces and nephews; and in-laws, Patsy Ledbetter, Oleta Basicker, Bill (Betty) Sells, Judy Sells and Roger (Darlene) Sells. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Underwood Funeral Home where the family will receive friends beginning at 8:30 a.m. Rev. Dan Kincer will officiate and burial will be at Oakdale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


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