Obituary – Robert Bigger Wilson
East Liverpool Tribune
Robert Bigger Wilson, aged 48, died at 10:45 o’clock yesterday morning (November 13, 1911) of heart failure, at the home of his sister, Mrs. J. F. Billingsley, 315 Fifth street. He had attined the 32nd degree in the Masonic order at Akron and was a member of the Knight Templars lodge. He was never married and is survived by three brothers, Emmet and Andrew of this city and William T. of Chester, and two sisters, Miss Margaret and Mrs. J. F. Billingsley, both of East Liverpool.
Mr. Wilson was born in Allegheny county, near Clinton, Pa. At the age of 14 years he removed to Coraoplois, Pa., where he united with the Forest Grove Presbyterian church a year later. About 25 years ago he removed to this city, where he united with the First United Presbyterian church. Nine years later he went to Akron, O., to live, at which place he resided until one and one-half years ago, when he returned to East Liverpool.
Funeral services over the remains will be held tomorrow at 2 o’clock from the Billingsley home, Rev. E. M. McMillin officiating. The Knight Templars will have charge. Interment in Riverview cemetery.