Bobby Joe “Bitty Pop” Gaston Jr., 59, of Celina, TX, formerly of Frisco, TX, passed away June 9, 2021. He was born March 28, 1962, in Dallas, TX, to Dolly Fay (Hardin) & Bobby Joe Gaston Sr. He graduated from Frisco High School in 1980. Bobby graduated from Tarleton State University with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture. He was an avid golfer having enjoyed golfing around the world. While his degree was in Agriculture & it was his first love, technology & the ever changing way it impacted our lives became his passion. He devoted himself as an IT Director & fulfilled that role as a leader in the information technology industry. His last role, in which he was honored to serve, was that of Director of IT Applications for ClarkHill Strausburger, a leading international law firm.
Bobby was known as the Admiral & Patriarch of his family. Always in charge & ready to take the lead helping his family in any & all situations. He was very well known in the Frisco community & was loved by many friends. While his life was full & he loved his family & friends unconditionally, his most proud role was that of Bitty Pop to Jane, Claire & soon to be Scout. Here is where lies his most important & proud moments of life watching his legacy grow & live on in these beautiful granddaughters.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa Gaston of Celina; daughters, Elizabeth Duffey & husband, Thomas Raymond Duffey Jr., & Holly Gaston; bonus son, James Clayton Williamson & wife, Olivia; bonus daughter, Lauren Williamson; granddaughters, Jane Elizabeth Duffey, Claire Madeline Duffey & Scout Kathryn Duffey; sister, Pamela Gaston-Riddle; nieces, Wendy Riddle & Kim Klosterman; nephew, Christopher Riddle; and numerous great-nieces & great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 2, 2021, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 8000 Eldorado Parkway, Frisco, Texas. To convey condolences or sign an online registry, please visit TJMfuneral.com
Published by Star Local Media from Jun. 22 to Jun. 28, 2021.