He was born on June 18, 1953, in St. Louis, a son to the late Robert Sr. and Athena (Noble) Gillion.
He was a 1972 graduate of Hazelwood High School and following school, proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Bobby enjoyed fishing, watching movies, and meeting up with friends for breakfast at Shoney’s. He was a great guy who liked to tell jokes and to make people laugh. Bobby will be missed greatly by his friends and family.
Bobby is survived by: one sister, Linda Foster and her husband Terry of Wilburton, OK; one niece, Bonnie Baird and her husband Brian; and two nephews, Steven Foster and his wife Becky and Zackery Foster and his wife Brandy as well as many other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services for Bobby will be in Jefferson Barracks with full military honors at a later date and will be announced by Sassmann’s Chapel.