Robert T. Wilson – Class of 1941
Robert T. Wilson, age 90, passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Jean Wilson; dear brother of Edward S. Wilson (age 93); uncle of Gladys, Edward II, Ellsworth and Kenneth and our great-uncle. Member of the Greater St. Louis Association of the Deaf (GSLAD) and a graduate of C.I.D. Services: Visitation Monday (tomorrow) 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. with funeral service 7:00 p.m. at Jay B. Smith Maplewood Chapel, 7456 Manchester. Private interment at a later time.
According to Gloria Basta, Robert Wilson did not graduate from CID; he and two other boys were “pushed” out of CID by Principal Connery because of their advanced age (Robert was 21 going on 22).