Robert Gillies
Jowett Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1634 Lapeer Avenue
Port Huron, MI
Robert B. Gillies

St. Clair Twp.

Robert B. Gillies, 85, of St. Clair Twp., passed away on October 21, 2016 in Marwood Nursing and Rehab after a long illness with his family by his side. He was born on October 2, 1931 in Detroit, son of the late John and Euphemia Gillies.

Robert married Evelyn Bailey on September 20, 1952 in Detroit.

He served honorably in the United States Coast Guard and volunteered on the Huron Light Ship. Robert graduated from Denby High School in 1949 and retired after 30 plus years from General Motors. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason.

Robert is survived by his wife, Evelyn Gillies of St. Clair Twp.; son and daughter-in-law, John (Becky) of Richmond; son, Kirk Gillies of Fort Gratiot; grandchildren: Katie (Dennis) Stuckey; John II (Sarah) Gillies and Corey Gillies; great-grandchildren: Emily and Logan Gillies.

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 19, 2016 in the Jowett Funeral Home, 1634 Lapeer Ave. @ 17th Street, Port Huron.

The Rev. Max Amstutz will officiate.  Visiting hours will be held prior to the services from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home.

A Masonic Service will follow.

Memorial tributes may be made to the Evergreen Lodge #9 F&AM or St. Clair Community Foundation.

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Published by The Times Herald on Oct. 30, 2016.
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Evelyn, you have my deepest sympathy. I will always remember our trips to Chicago and of course our Friday bowling league. Great memories.
Nancy (Arnold) Brewer
Port St Lucie, Fl
Nancy Brewer
October 30, 2016
June Stickney
October 25, 2016
Prayers and Thoughts with the family at this time.
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October 25, 2016
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