OBITUARY

Russell "Rusty Studebaker" Gillett

June 7, 1940March 31, 2018
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Russell "Rusty Studebaker" Gillett, 77 of Texarkana, AR passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018 due to an accident at his home. He was born on June 7, 1940 in Cass County, IA. Mr. Gillett was a veteran in the U.S. Army, retired truck driver and a member of the Tex-Ark Antigue Auto Museum

Survivors include his wife Linda Gillett of Texarkana, AR, three daughters, Samantha Hunt Gillett and fiance' Chris Allen of Texarkana, AR, Mona Kirby of Texarkana, AR and Linda Kirby of Texarkana, TX; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Kathy Gillett of Malvern, IA; three grandchildren, Caleb Perkins, Tristin Kirby and Retha Price; great grandchildren, Kayden Kirby and Madison Price; niece, Kathlynn Lund.

Family will receive friends from 5pm to 8pm Friday, April 6, 2018 at East Funeral Home-Downtown.

A celebration of life service will be 1pm Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the family home.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of East Funeral Home.

Online tributes can be posted at www.eastfuneralhomes.com or on East Funeral home Facebook page.

  • FAMILY

  • Linda Gillett, Wife
  • Samantha Hunt Gillett and Chris Allen, Daughter and Fiance'
  • Mona Kirby, Daughter
  • Linda Kirby, Daughter
  • Dennis and Kathy Gillett, Brother and sister-in-law
  • Three grandchildren, Caleb Perkins, Tristin Kirby and Madison Price; niece, Kathlynn Lund.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 6, 2018
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Biography

Russell "Rusty Studebaker" Gillett, 77 of Texarkana, AR passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018 due to an accident at his home. He was born on June 7, 1940 in Cass County, IA. Mr. Gillett was a veteran in the U.S. Army, retired truck driver and a member of the Tex-Ark Antigue Auto Museum

Survivors include his wife Linda Gillett of Texarkana, AR, three daughters, Samantha Hunt Gillett and fiance' Chris Allen of Texarkana, AR, Mona Kirby of Texarkana, AR and Linda Kirby of Texarkana, TX; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Kathy Gillett of Malvern, IA; three grandchildren, Caleb Perkins, Tristin Kirby and Retha Price; great grandchildren, Kayden Kirby and Madison Price; niece, Kathlynn Lund.

Family will receive friends from 5pm to 8pm Friday, April 6, 2018 at East Funeral Home-Downtown.

A celebration of life service will be 1pm Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the family home.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of East Funeral Home.

Online tributes can be posted at www.eastfuneralhomes.com or on East Funeral home Facebook page.