Robert Lee Wilson

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 4, 2016

July 7, 1939 – May 26, 2016

NATCHEZ — Services for Robert Lee “Bob” Wilson, 76, of Natchez, who died Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Merit Health Natchez, will be 1 p.m. today at Windy Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Wright officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home.06:03 RobertWilson obitpic

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Visitation will be from noon until service time today at the church.

Mr. Wilson was born July 7, 1939, in Doloroso, the son of John and Pearl Wilson.

He was a civil rights activist.

Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Leroy Wilson and John Wilson; and one sister, Florestine Wilson.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Wilson; one daughter, Jacqueline Crumb; one son, Robert Wilson and wife, Debra; four grandchildren, Dexter Wilson, Jaylen Wilson, Hilton Crumb Jr. and Deboney Wilson; one great-granddaughter, Mallorie Crumb; three brothers, Milton Wilson and wife, Isabel, Mitchell Wilson and James Wilson; two sisters, Rosemary Reason and Esther Reason and husband, Freeman; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.