SPRINGFIELD, IL - Robert Lee Wilson, Jr., 17, departed this life on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Rockford, Ill.
He was born Oct. 27, 1996, in Springfield, Ill., the son of Teka Whittie and Robert Lee Wilson, Sr.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Essie Wilson and A.J. Wilson, of Cleveland, Miss., and Leo Brown, of Rockford, Ill.; great aunt, Betty Wilson, of Cleveland, Miss.; and aunt, Renee Brown of Rockford, Ill.
He leaves to cherish memories, his parents, Teka Whittie and Robert Lee Wilson, Sr.; stepfather, Dennis Mabry, of Elgin; brothers, Joshua Whittie, Courvoisiea Mabry and Maurice Day; sisters, Angel Mabry, Venus Brown, and Kayleigh Schleyhahn; grandmothers, Lillie Wilson, of Springfield, Ill., and Maxine Mattison of Rockford, Ill.; and grandpa, Robert Joiner, of St. Paul, Minn.
Visitation and Funeral Services will be at Union Baptist Church, 1405 Monroe St., Springfield, IL. Visitation at 11 a.m.-12 p.m. with Funeral following at 12 p.m. Pastor T. Ray McJunkins will officiate.
Interment will be private.
Walker Funeral Services is assisting the family.