OBITUARY

Robert Lee Gilbert

April 30, 1941June 21, 2019
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Robert Lee Gilbert was born in Lufkin, Texas on April 30, 1941 and went to be with his Father in heaven on June 21, 2019. He was the son of Robbie Gilbert and Margaret “Helen” Elliott Gilbert. Robert was a hard-working man who loved his family and his friends immensely. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and riding his motorcycle, and surrounding himself with family and friends.

Robert is survived by his wife, Diedre Nan Cook Gilbert of Houston; children, Tammy Lynn Gilbert Edge and her husband Troy Edge of Mont Belvieu, Robert Lee Gilbert, Jr. and his wife Tyra Young Gilbert of Deer Park; step-daughter, Lesa Caryl Dixon Styles and Sunny Gayle Rodgers of Houston; grandchildren, Sarah Ann Monaghan, Ella Jane Gilbert, and step-grandson, Evan Paul Styles; great-grandson, Cayden Nolan Anderson; brother, Randy Gilbert and wife Amanda Cook Gilbert; niece, Randa Gilbert; nephew, Robbie Gilbert; step-nieces and step-nephews, Adriane Matthews Heffelfinger, Lauren Matthews Lusk, Blake Matthews, and Greg Matthews; great-nephew, Nick Williams; great-step-niece and great-step-nephews, Madeline Heffelfinger, Matthew Heffelfinger, Andrew Heffelfinger, Dylan Lusk, and Brenden Lusk; great-great-nephew, Randall Hendrix Williams. He is also survived by other family members and close friends who love him dearly.

Robert was preceded in death by his father, Robbie Gilbert, in 1983, and his mother, Margaret “Helen” Elliott Gilbert, in 2010.

Pallbearers will be Evan Styles, Robbie Gilbert, Blake Matthews, Greg Matthews, Dylan Lusk and Eddie Brooks.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin with Reverend Ronnie Jordan officiating. Interment will follow in Fielder Cemetery in Bald Hill.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday the 25th at Gipson Funeral Home.

Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com. Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Diedre Nan Cook Gilbert, Wife
  • Tammy Lynn Gilbert Edge and husband Troy Edge, Tammy Lynn Gilbert
  • Robert Lee Gilbert, Jr. and wife Tyra Young Gilbert, Son
  • Lesa Caryl Dixon Styles and Sunny Gayle Rodgers, Stepdaughter
  • Sarah Ann Monaghan, Granddaughter
  • Ella Jane Gilbert, Granddaughter
  • Evan Paul Styles, Step-grandson
  • Cayden Nolan Anderson, Great-Grandson
  • Randy Gilbert and wife Amanda Cook Gilbert, Brother
  • Randa Gilbert, Niece
  • Robbie Gilbert, Nephew
  • Adriane Matthews Heffelfinger, Step-Niece
  • Lauren Matthews Lusk, Step-Niece
  • Blake Matthews, Step-Nephew
  • Greg Matthews, Step-Nephew
  • Nick Williams, Great-Nephew
  • Madeline Heffelfinger, Great-Step-Niece
  • Matthew Heffelfinger, Great-Step-Nephew
  • Andrew Heffelfinger, Great-Step-Nephew
  • Dylan Lusk, Great-Step-Nephew
  • Brenden Lusk, Great-Step-Nephew
  • Randall Hendrix Williams, Great-Great-Nephew
  • He is also survived by other family members and close friends who love him dearly.

    Robert was preceded in death by his father, Robbie Gilbert, in 1983, and his mother, Margaret “Helen” Elliott Gilbert, in 2010.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Evan Styles, Active
  • Robbie Gilbert, Active
  • Blake Matthews, Active
  • Greg Matthews, Active
  • Dylan Lusk, Active
  • Eddie Brooks, Active

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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