Robert W. Gilbert

March 30, 1937 - September 5, 2019

Robert W. Gilbert of Princeton, Texas passed away September 5, 2019 at the age of 82.  He was born on March 30, 1937 to Robert Thomas Gilbert and Lottie Lee (Hughes) Gilbert in McKinney, Texas.  Robert married Jossie Wyvonia Wilbanks on December 3, 1955 in Princeton, Texas.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jossie W. Gilbert of Princeton, Texas; sons, Bart Gilbert of Farmersville, Texas and Andy Gilbert of Princeton, Texas; grandchildren, Courtney Gilbert, Grant Gilbert, Meghan Gilbert, all of Princeton, Texas and Mindi Lacy and husband, Brent of Boise, Idaho; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Emily and Brady; sister, Shirley Walston of Shreveport, Louisiana; and many other loving family and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Dewey Gilbert.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 255 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas 75013.  Interment is to follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen.  The family will receive friends during a visitation Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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With great love we are praying for each of you... for peace and strength. Chris Binion, September 11, 2019 He was always kind and loving. He will be greatly missed by friends and family. Liz McFadden, September 8, 2019 I love you Uncle Robert. Praying for the family. Rhonda (Wilbanks) Hubbard and family, September 7, 2019 We are so sorry to hear about Robert’s passing. Prayers lifted for all his family. Darrin and Denice Burnside Green, September 7, 2019 We are so very sorry for your lose. Robert was truly a great friend. Royce & Linda Evans, September 7, 2019