Robert Wilson

Obituary of Robert Clymer Wilson

ROBERT CLYMER WILSON Robert Clymer "Bob" Wilson passed away May 23,2022. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and friend to many. He was born June 25, 1928, in Beatrice Nebraska to Carrie Hazel Clymer and Joseph Lee Wilson. Bob was married to his loving wife Barbara Joyce Staats-Wilson for 60 years. They had three children; Leslie Birney, Chris (Cindy) and Susan (Tracey). They also have five grandchildren: Kara, Rob, Blaine, Allie and Braden. The family moved to Valentine, Nebraska when Bob was two. He attended Valentine High School where he was a standout athlete. He was Captain of the 1945 Valentine Badgers football team that went undefeated and unscored upon. Bob went on to play football at CU. He loved his Buffaloes, Broncos, and Rockies! After graduating, he played trombone in the Army before returning to Valentine to coach football. Bob coached the team on the same field where he'd led his own 1945 team to victory. He was a hometown hero. In 1955, he decided to pursue a law degree and returned to Boulder. Bob went on to practice law and eventually became a judge in Lakewood. Colorado remained his home where he raised his family with wife Barbara. Bob was the leader of the Badgers. He was known for being levelheaded, thoughtful, smart, and fair. These were qualities that led him to be an amazing father as well as have a successful career. He will be missed - we love you Dad, rest in peace. At a later date, a private inurnment ceremony will be held for family only.
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