Robert Wilmore

Obituary of Robert R Wilmore

Robert R. Wilmore, (Bobby), was born in Neptune, New Jersey on January 12, 1944, to the late Annie Mae Edmonds-Wilmore and Howell Carecia Wilmore, SR. He was number six of nine children. He grew up in Asbury Park, New Jersey where he completed his high school education at Asbury Park High. He loved sports and was a star basketball player during his school years. After completing high school, he joined the United States Army, where he served for four years traveling the world and serving the country. Bobby obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from San Diego State University. Bobby married at a young age. He had three daughters. Bobby lived the majority of his adult life in San Diego, California, where he worked as an environmental services supervisor until his retirement. His passion for his work was surpassed only by his love for God and family. He enjoyed sports and music and in his younger days, he was always ready for a party. In 2002, Bobby married the love of his life, Freddie Nunn. There were seven daughters and one son brought to this union. Bobby loved his family. He especially enjoyed attending the annual family reunions in different areas of the country. Bobby had strong faith and believed firmly in Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. In the past, he served as deacon at St. Matthews Christian Church and currently attended Heritage Christian Church in Sun City, California. He read and studied his bible on a daily basis.

Bobby was pre-deceased by his parents Annie Mae Edmonds-Wilmore and Howell Carecia Wilmore, SR; his two daughters, Nedra and Deidre Wilmore; three brothers, Reginald Wilmore, James Thomas Wilmore and David Wilmore.

Those who survive to share loving memories of Robert R. Wilmore (Bobby) are his loving wife, Freddie Wilmore;  his beloved children, Yolanda Wooten, Vanessa Chappell (Gallin), Yolanda Butler (Edward), Veda Fleeton (Reese), Norma Gilbert (Scotty), Norman Nunn (Stacey);  thirteen grandchildren,  twelve great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Melvin Wilmore, Frisco, Texas and Howell Carecia Wilmore, Jr., Fremont, California; three sisters, Rozetta Wilmore-Schaeffer, Paterson N.J., Frances Ford, Concord, N.C. and Patricia Douglas, San Francisco, California. He also leaves an aunt, Grace Pedro, Los Angeles, California; a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, cousins and friends.

Bobby was a gentle soul who loved his family and friends. He was deeply loved and will be missed.

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Tuesday
6
April

Viewing / Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
England Family Mortuary
27135 Madison Avenue
Temecula, California, United States
(951) 695-8555
Tuesday
6
April

Homegoing Celebration

11:00 am
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
England Family Mortuary
27135 Madison Avenue
Temecula, California, United States
(951) 695-8555

Viewing / Visitation / Homegoing Celebration Livestream Link

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