Robert ‘Bob’ Wilson

Oct. 22, 1936-May 18, 2022


Robert T. “Bob” Wilson of Crawfordsville passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at home. He was 85.

Bob worked at Dice Tire shop, Mallory’s, Stevenson Tire and had his own business at two different times, most recently on 231 South. He also helped farm with the Enlow family. He was a member of First Baptist Church and the Berean class. He liked hunting, fishing, being outdoors and watching westerns. He loved his family and spending time with them.

Born Oct. 22, 1936, at Jamestown, he was the son of Clark Layne Wilson and Opal Wilson. He graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1955. He married Beverly Fyffe on Sept. 27, 1958. They divorced and she passed away Sept. 12, 2019. He was married for 12 years to Mary Delk Tarter and they divorced in 1979. He married Geraldine “Jeri” Majeski Shull on March 4, 1989. She passed away May 14, 2021.

Surviving family includes: son Shane Wilson of Crawfordsville; three granddaughters, Kisha (Chris) Deck, Candice (Scott) Thornburg and Mikaley (Brian) Cegielski; two step-daughters, Glenda (Ross) Winfrey and Dora (Jeff) Hardacker; step-son Rodney (Melanie) Tarter; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by son Bobby Wilson; brothers, Clark Wilson, Tom Wilson and John Wilson; and step-grandson Travis Lawrence.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, May 23 at Burkhart Funeral Home. Services will begin at 2 p.m., led by Pastor Tom James. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery North.

Donations in memory of Bob Wilson may be made to the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County, 1104 Big Four Arch Road, Crawfordsville, IN 47933.

Online condolences may be made at And in the words of Bob Wilson, “Amen to that.”