Drum Funeral Home-Hickory

940 29th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC


Roby Dillon Wilson

3 December, 19468 July, 2020

Roby Dillon Wilson, age 73, of Taylorsville, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at his residence. Born December 3, 1946 in Burke County, NC, he was the son of the late Horace Wilson and Mary Effler Wilson. Roby retired from the City of Hickory, water treatment department.

Roby is survived by his wife of 43 years, Janie Brown Wilson; daughter, Julie Wilson and husband Todd Hagee; grandchildren, Jaxon and Gracie Hagee; and sisters, Sue Clontz and husband, R. G. and Jeanette Leak and husband Charles.

No services are planned. Condolences may be sent to the Wilson family at www.drumfh-hickory.com.

Drum Funeral Home in Hickory, NC, is honored to be serving the Wilson family.


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Keith Rhyne

13 July 2020

So sorry to hear of Roby's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Brenda Sisk

12 July 2020

I was so saddened to hear of Roby’s passing. I remember the days when we were neighbors and our children played together collecting acorns at the corner of our homes. I also recall a time at Halloween when I brought Adam to trick-or-treat in the neighborhood. Roby was dressed up and came out and scared Adam and he ran so hard to get in the car and shut the door so hard that he broke the handle off. Jane & Julie, my heart goes out to you both! Please call me at ANY time if you need someone to share your burdens as you travel your new road without Roby. Time is your worse enemy right now but as time passes, you’re memories will be sweet to recall. God’s peace and comfort be with you in the days ahead! Much love, Brenda 😊

Dennis Ray

12 July 2020

Roby and I rode and walked many miles on the golf course. I will always remember how excited he would get when he sank a
difficult putt or made some other exciting shot. My sympathies to Jane , Julie and the rest of the family.

Eva Hussey

11 July 2020

Roby was an amazing man, husband , father & brother in law. I have many precious memories of him to keep in my heart! My deepest sympathy to Jane, Julie, Todd & Gracie & Jackson! Love you guys so much❤️

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