Robert “Bob” Wilson, 82, Great Bend, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at his home.

He was born March 19, 1936, in Weaubleau, Mo., to Henry and Nellie (Skinner) Wilson.

He married Evelyn Andrew on Aug. 9, 1953, in St. John. Coming from St. John in 1953, he was a truck driver for the Co-op until he retired in 2001.

He enjoyed riding motorcycles, collecting trucks, fishing and camping. He also played Santa at Christmas Fantasy Village.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; two daughters, Connie Wildeman and husband, Paul, Hays, and Sandra Stevens and husband, Tommy, Wichita; three grandchildren, Bob Roller, Twila Lasiter and Elizabeth Keller; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles and Kenneth Wilson; and four sisters, Veda Boley, Carol Ann Blankenship, Nancy Sue Wilson and Mary Jo Mendoza.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Church of Christ, Great Bend; burial in the Great Bend Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Bryant Funeral Home, Great Bend. Memorials are suggested to the Church of Christ in care of the funeral home.

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