John “Bob” Robert Wilson of Oxford

John “Bob” Robert Wilson, 81, of Oxford, died Monday, Feb. 19, at Jennersville Regional Hospital in West Grove. He was the husband of Sandra Watson Wilson, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.

John Robert Wilson

Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late John Robert and the late Jane (Van Horn) Wilson. Bob attended Mercersburg Academy before serving our country during peacetime in the Army Security Agency in Japan.

Bob worked in sales for Prentice Hall until 1990 when he started a sign business in Delaware, Mr. Sign.

Bob was a dedicated family man. He was a member of the Oxford Presbyterian Church, bridge clubs, and a previous member of the Kennett Square Golf and Country Club. He enjoyed fox hunting, sailing, and refinishing antiques. In his later years, he enjoyed RV travel, golf, poker, bridge, and reading.

Survivors include in addition to his wife, two daughters, Cheryl Stradling and her husband John of Kennett Square, and Michelle Wilson of Wilmington, and three grandchildren John Richard Stradling, Drew Wilson Stradling and Cecilia Jane Holtz.

You are invited to visit with Bob’s family and friends from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Oxford Presbyterian Church, 6 Pine St, Oxford, PA 19363. A memorial service will follow at 11 with a luncheon at noon. Interment will be held privately.

Contributions in his memory may be made to either the Oxford Presbyterian Church, 6 Pine Street, Oxford, PA 19363 or the Benevolent Care Fund at Ware Presbyterian Village, Checks payable to Ware Presbyterian Village and mailed to Presbyterian Senior Living, Resource Development Office, One Trinity Drive East - Suite 201 Dillsburg, PA. 17019.

Arrangements are by Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square.  To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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