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Robert H. Wilson

November 23, 1928 November 20, 2018
Robert  H.  Wilson
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Obituary for Robert H. Wilson

Robert H. Wilson, 89, departed this life Tues. Nov. 20, 2018 at home. Born in Columbia, SC he lived in Newark before moving to Plainfield in 1971. He is a graduate of Benedict College in Columbia, SC. He was employed as the union president of the United Food & Commercial Workers Local 174 in New York, NY. Bob as he was also known, was a former member of First Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Newark where he served as a trustee. He was currently a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Plainfield where he was a former trustee. Bob was the co-founder of the Monroe Ave. Development Corp which was the non-profit arm for Calvary Baptist Church. He was also the co-founder of Faith, Bricks & Mortar in Plainfield since 2001 and where he served as the president for over 10 years. He was a former commissioner with the Plainfield Housing Authority.

He is predeceased by his wife Elizabeth Wilson; a daughter Patricia Wilson; 3 sons James “Butch” Wilson, Ronald S. and James Williams.

Surviving are 3 daughters Margaret and Beverly Wilson and Dorisa Jenkins (Bishop Arthur L. Jenkins, Sr.); 3 sons Robert N. (Etty), Timothy and Steven Wilson; Also surviving are a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.


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Visitation

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Dec

9:00 AM 12/1/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 12/1/2018 10:00:00 AM
Calvary Baptist Church

324 Monroe Ave
Plainfield , NJ 07063

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Calvary Baptist Church
324 Monroe Ave Plainfield 07063 NJ
United States

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Saturday

1

Dec

10:00 AM 12/1/2018 10:00:00 AM
Calvary Baptist Church

324 Monroe Ave
Plainfield , NJ 07063

Calvary Baptist Church
324 Monroe Ave Plainfield 07063 NJ
United States

Cemetery

Saturday

1

Dec

Hillside Cemetery

1401 Woodland Ave,
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Hillside Cemetery
1401 Woodland Ave, Scotch Plains 07076 NJ
United States
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