OBITUARY

Gilbert Arthur Abshire

August 11, 1942February 7, 2021
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Gilbert Arthur Abshire, 78, was born on August 11, 1942 in Abbeville, Louisiana to Rene and Agnes Abshire and passed away on February 7, 2021 in Houston, Texas.

Gilbert was preceded in death by his parents, Rene and Agnes Abshire; sister, Lilly David and brothers, Hilton Abshire, Verba Abshire and Edward Abshire. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Elizabeth Radcliffe Abshire and daughter, Elisa Michelle Abshire. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 12 Noon, on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Waltrip Funeral Directors. Graveside services will follow at 1:00 p.m., in Fairbanks Cemetery, 5500 Stonington St., Houston, TX 77040. Those attending are requested to dress casually.

In lieu of usual remembrances please consider memorial contributions to the SPCA or a charity of your choice.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 13, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, February 13, 2021

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Joann Abalos

February 22, 2021

I have known you for many years. You always had a smile on your face, especially when you were teasing Michelle😁 I will always remember you and may you rest in peace with your heavenly father.

Ronda Hall

February 11, 2021

Gillie, you never forgot me, you always remembered my name! I miss your smile. I miss Michelle and I bringing your favorite food to you. And the enjoyment it gave you. It touched my heart. Go rest high on that mountain Gillie! We are ok. Your time here is done. For Michelle and Bessie, my heart goes out to both of you. Praying for you both to have massive peace knowing he is with our Lord and Savior!! One day very soon we will see him again. Love y'all always, sister and mom!!

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