Bobby Gene Goldsby
1962 - 2021
BORN
1962
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
Bobby Gene Goldsby "BG", age 58, passed away December 27, 2020. Bobby was born on June 20, 1962 in Gary, Indiana to Thomas and Ruthie Goldsby. He was a graduate of Horace Mann High school class of 1980 and later joined the army. He was preceded in death by his father; Thomas Goldsby Sr., brother, Thomas Goldsby Jr. and nephew, Michael Goldsby. He leaves to cherish his memory: mother, Ruthie Goldsby, daughters; Camisha Goldsby (Cornelius), and Brittani Goldsby (Fredny) Laporte, son: Bobby Gene Goldsby II, sisters; Anita Goldsby-Jackson, Rose Davis, Willa Goldsby-Okeke, and Demetrice Goldsby, brother, Michael Goldsby, special nephew, Edward Owens Jr., special friends: Terry Lee, Anthony Baity, and Derrick Jones Sr., 8 grandchildren, along with a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visitation, Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. all services at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue. Interment Monday, January 11, 2020 at 12:00 noon at Abraham Lincoln Cemetery in Elmwood, IL.


Published by Post-Tribune on Jan. 6, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jan
9
Visitation
9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN
Jan
9
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN
Jan
11
Interment
12:00p.m.
Abraham Lincoln Cemetery
Elmwood, IL
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To the family of BG,it was of great sadness.When i heard of his passing. Words can not express the loss that the neighborhood felt.Bobby came on to our block (3rd Cleveland st.) He became an honorary son to some.A big brother/ uncle to others.He was always willing to lend a helping hand.Bobby will truly be missed.He was a legend/gentle giant in our HM community. Rest in peace RD
Rd
Friend
January 8, 2021
Delfino ALMEIDA
January 8, 2021
Delfino ALMEIDA
January 8, 2021
To Mrs. Goldsby, Anita, Rosie and the entire Goldsby familiy, you have my heartfelt prayers and condolences. I remember Bobby as a little boy and I'm thankful that he lived a fulfilled life surrounded by love and respect of friends and family. Bobby, I pray for your family and for your eternal rest in Peace.
Jennifer Jones
Friend
January 8, 2021
Ronald Hollaender
January 7, 2021
debora sutherland
January 7, 2021
To the family,

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Our deepest condolences!

Ketty & Arnold Laporte
Ketty Laporte
Friend
January 7, 2021
I'm still in disbelief... we shared done good times and some not so good ones but thru it all we remained friends.. God rest your soul until the next time my friend.. . AIRBORNE sincerely Blue
Gregory Horton
Served In Military Together
January 7, 2021
To the family of Bobby, you all have my deepest sympathy. I am so sorry. May God heal the empty hearts of many, but remember Bobby has memories that will Always be in your hearts. Family strength is what holds Family together. R.I.P.
EMMA DEMPSEY
Friend
January 6, 2021
Truly will be missed. B.G. much love to the Goldsby family. Love Terry Taylor (T. Tizzle).
Terry Taylor
Friend
January 6, 2021
My deepest condolences go out to the Goldsby family. I was deeply saddened by this news. I served in the Army alongside Bobby. I will never forget his great laugh and positive attitude. Truly a great Parachute Rigger and soldier. Until we see each other again in heaven my friend. Sgt Phillip Salgado
Phillip Salgado
January 6, 2021
My condolences go out to the Goldsby family it was very hard to hear about Bob true legend off Buchanan St., God bless y’all from the Carter family Zo Kelow Bay Ray Love y’all
Zo Carter
Family
January 6, 2021
Clarence Brimley Sr.
Served In Military Together
January 6, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Rochell Porter
January 6, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
KAREN JOINER
January 6, 2021
I'm sending my condolences to all that had a chance to cross paths with BG . Wish I could have been there in the physical form. But know family I stand with you and will continue to pray for you.

J-Rome
Jerome Ford
Family
January 5, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Patrice Elaine Brantley
January 4, 2021
To the family,

I wanted to extend my condolences for your loss. Please know that God is a true source of comfort and strength and he will heal the broken hearted. (Ps. 147:3) Cherish the wonderful memories!
January 3, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. 1Cor.1:3-4
January 3, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Goldsby family. May God comfort and keep you during this time.
Rhonda Whitman
Neighbor
January 3, 2021
My prayers and condolences to Bobby's family You will be missed Classmate

Tina Gordon
HM Class of '80
Tina Gordon
Classmate
January 3, 2021
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