PORTAGEVILLE -- Bobby Gene "Bob" Gill, 88, died Dec. 11, 2011, at Portageville.
Born Sept. 14, 1923, in Braggadocio, to the late Hester Lyles and E.M. Gill, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Portageville and was retired from Arkansas-Missouri (ArkMo) Power Company. He had been a Portageville alderman and little league coach and was a past member of the fire department.
On Oct. 14, 1942, in Blytheville, Ark., he married Florence M. Jenkins who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Robert Glenn and Marie Gill of Portageville; one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Dr. S.W. Sayre Jr. of Melbourne, Fla.; and three grandchildren, S.W. Sayre III, Robert Glenn Gill Jr. and Ryan G. Hill.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Herbert Gill, W.T. Gill and M.D. Gill, and five sisters, Gladys Gill, Mary Dye, Learon Burgess, Audrey Simms and Juanita Harber.
Visitation is scheduled from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville with the Rev. Dr. Buck Morton officiating.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent at delislefuneralhome.net.