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September 26, 1934 - November 21, 2016
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Robert Hugh Wilson
September 26, 1934 ~ November 21, 2016
Robert Hugh Wilson passed away Monday, November 21, 2016, at Valley Manor Care Center, in Montrose, CO, at the age of 82, from complications from Parkinson’s Disease. Bob was born on September 26, 1934 in Evanston, IL. He grew up in Glencoe, IL. and graduated from Lake Forest Academy in Lake Forest, IL.
Bob attended General Motors Institute in Flint, Michigan until he became severely ill with Crohn’s Disease. Through the years he worked for Cadillac Motor Car Division and Chevrolet dealerships in sales and service. Later he worked for BF Goodrich and Goodyear in sales and management. His greatest business accomplishment was forming his own company providing plumbing fixtures to hotel renovators across the country.
Bob had an engaging personality, and a contagious sense of Humor that lit up a room. His family was the most important part of his life. He was a loving and supportive husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn, his daughter Laura Crittendon and her two children Ashley and Colten of Gunnison, CO., his son Keith and wife Jennifer and their son Clive of Santa Cruz, CA., one sister Dorothy Kamin of Charlotte, NC. A Celebration of Life will be held. Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory in Montrose is assisting the family.