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Robert Samuel Wilson

September 28, 1930 - April 11, 2013
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Robert S Wilson 82, of Largo Florida passed away peacefully at home on April 11, 2013. He is the sixth of nine children of the late Albert and Mildred Wilson. He is predeceased by his wife Nancy Siggens Wilson. A graduate of Largo High School and the University of Miami with a B.A. degree in music. He retired from the Pasco County School System in 2002. There he taught music as the band director at Gulf High School and Gulf Middle School. Prior to teaching he traveled the world and the country, first as a musician in the United States Navy from 1948 to 1952, then as a member of numerous Big Bands in the 1950's. Returning to Florida he...
Robert S Wilson 82, of Largo Florida passed away peacefully at home on April 11, 2013. He is the sixth of nine children of the late Albert and Mildred Wilson. He is predeceased by his wife Nancy Siggens Wilson. A graduate of Largo High School and the University of Miami with a B.A. degree in music. He retired from the Pasco County School System in 2002. There he taught music as the band director at Gulf High School and Gulf Middle School. Prior to teaching he traveled the world and the country, first as a musician in the United States Navy from 1948 to 1952, then as a member of numerous Big Bands in the 1950's. Returning to Florida he met and married the late Nancy Siggens in 1964. After earning his teaching certificate, he spent years as the Band Director at Gulf High School and Middle School from 1965 to 1992. In retirement he was active in the Largo Historical Society, Anona United Methodist Church, and as a 60 year Master Mason at Star Lodge 78 F&AM. He is survived by a son Clay Wilson (Christine), sisters; Marilyn, Peg, Julie, and Emily, and grandchildren Katelyn and Caroline and close friend Dottie. A Memorial Service is planned for Thursday April 18th at 6:30 pm at Anona United Methodist Church in Largo. During the service Star Lodge 78 F&AM will provide a service and the US Navy will perform military honors. Friends will be received from 6 pm until service time and after the service for a fellowship gathering at the church. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Moss Feaster Funeral Home Serenity Gardens Chapel in Largo.

"What a Beautiful Service we had last night. Everybody did such a great job. I was proud of my Mason Brothers. Bob was friends to all these Brothers. Jack..."

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WILSON, Robert S. 82, of Largo passed away April 11, 2013. Son of the late Albert and Mildred Wilson, and preceded in death by his wife, Nancy...

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