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Robert Edwin Gills

Battle Creek

Robert Edwin Gills, 37, of Battle Creek, Michigan, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at Borgess Medical Center. He was born on February 11, 1979, the son of Robin Yvonne Gills and Kenneth Edward Cork.

Robert accepted Christ and was baptized at Greenforest Community Baptist Church in Georgia. Robert returned to Battle Creek to be near his family in his later years.

Robert is survived by his mother, Robin Gills; grandmother, Shirley Gills; three sons, Kalani Burley, Treyvone Gills, and Robert Foster; five brothers, Kenneth Gills, Christopher Gills, Stephen Gills, Kenneth Pratt, and Michael McClenney; three sisters, Alana Gills, Tamera Gills, and Chenelle McClenney; godbrother, William Hill and a host of other loving friends and family. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Edward Cork.

Robert loved to travel all over the United States. He particularly enjoyed spending his time in Atlanta, GA, with his childhood friends. Robert also liked California and the ocean. He was a devoted and loving father to his children. His family was his world and he enjoyed being around them and spending quality time making memories. Robert was also passionate about good food; he enjoyed finding good restaurants. Robert liked watching good movies and listening to music but his favorite was the symphonies.

Visitation will be held at the Second Baptist Church, 485 N. Washington Avenue, on Friday, November 4, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 12:00 noon.

Memorials may be made to the

Arrangements by the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service. 269-788-9800 www.baxterfuneral.com
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Nov. 2, 2016
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