Robert William Gillies
Monday, December 21, 1964
Date of Death:
Thursday, November 9, 2017
52 years old
Robert William Gillies
Robert William Gillies, of West Concord passed away on November 9, 2017 of natural causes at his home.
Robert was born on December 21, 1964 in Rochester to Jim and Grace (Burmeister) Gillies. He grew up in the Byron and Kasson area and graduated from Byron High School in 1983.
Robert did masonry work most of his life, he enjoyed fishing and hunting, he was a friend of Bill W.
Robert is survived by his parents, Jim and Grace Gillies; brother, Mike Gillies; nephew, Billy Gillies; and his fiancé, Alyssa.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, William and Marietta Gillies; maternal grandparents, Archie and Martha Burmeister.
A memorial service for Robert will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home with Pastor Joel Xavier officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
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I am so sorry for your loss. I am unable to attend Bob’s visitation/service tomorrow. But I want you to know that “Gillie” has left a big bunch of friends with happy memories ... his big smile and huge heart. He always helped my dad get ready for our July 4th celebration at the pond and loved teaching the kids how to fish! He touched our hearts.
rest in peace Robert.
So sorry to hear about your loss. Robert was a classmate of mine. Praying for the family at this time!
I am so sorry to hear about Robert :( I am praying for your family at this time
Gillies Family , Sorry for your loss
We are so sorry to learn of Robert's sudden passing. We are praying for all of you to get through this difficult time. All our best to everyone involved in his life. May you be able to cherish happy memories once this is behind you.
Grace and Jim, and Mike. We are so sorry to hear of Roberts death. Very unexpected. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jeanie Cummings
You will be missed.
Dear Grace, Jim and Family,. My heart aches for you tonight. I want you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you Margaret