Robert Lee Gilgour, 86, of St. Joseph, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Robert was born on July 7, 1927 in Breckenridge, Missouri to Austin and Della (Pauls) Gilgour. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. He was then employed by the City of St. Joseph as a Police Officer, he retired after 25 years.
He was a member of the F.O.P. and attended Savannah Avenue Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Irene Ragle and brother, Glen Gilgour.
Robert married Helen Eloise Brooke on November 18, 1951 at Hopewell Baptist Church in Cowgill, Missouri. She survives of the home.
Additional surviving family includes sons, Robert Michael and Richard Dean Gilgour (Cheryl) of St. Joseph, William Eugene Gilgour of Phoenix, AZ and Steven Ray Gilgour (Donna) of Faucett, MO; Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation at the Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Chapel. Graveside Services and interment will be held at 11:00AM Friday, November 15, 2013 at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Breckenridge, Missouri.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Parkinson Foundation.