Robert Wallace Wilber 1935 2018

Obituary of Robert Wilber Robert Wallace Wilber, 83, of Jacksonville, died Friday, August 3, 2018, at his residence. He was born June 27, 1935, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the son of William Wallace and Louise Mae Jennings Wilber. He married Marlus Grove on May 25, 1957, in St. Luke, Virginia, and she survives in Jacksonville. Bob is also survived by four daughters, Marlene (Tim) Edwards of Jacksonville, Marilyn (Richard) Miller of Ft. Worth, Texas, Melissa Watkins of Jacksonville, and Marsha Saiyed of Jacksonville; 14 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Marlus Patricia Jones. Bob worked for several cleaning services over the years. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the 101st Airborne Division “Screaming Eagles” as a paratrooper and medic during the Korean War. Bob was a devoted husband and compassionate father and grandfather. He had a great sense of humor and was known as the “Candy Man” to children, as he was always handing out candy. He enjoyed woodworking and crafts. Bob was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. The family will host a private memorial service at a later date. The Williamson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be left online at

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Wallace Wilber 1935 2018.

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