ROBERT STANTON "ROBBIE" GILL

Born: Fri., Apr. 23, 1943
Died: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019


Graveside Service

11:00 AM Fri., Feb. 08, 2019
Location: Rawlins Cemetery


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Graveside services for Robert Stanton “Robbie” Gill, 75, will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Rawlins Cemetery in Rawlins, Wyoming with Pastor Jason Anderson officiating.   Military Honors will be accorded by The Angus England Post 54 American Legion Saratoga and the Rawlins VFW Post 2311. There will be a reception to follow the graveside services at the First Southern Baptist Church, 2005 Darnley Road, Rawlins.
Robbie Gill passed away Friday, January 25, 2019 in Wheatland, Wyoming.
Robbie was born April 23, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska the son of Robert M. and Erma S. (Banker) Gill.  The family moved to Rawlins in 1945.
Robbie was raised and educated in Rawlins.  He attended Rawlins High School, and then joined the United States Navy, serving from 1960-1964.
Coming back to Wyoming, he met Rae MacMillan in Cheyenne, and they married on September 11, 1965.  They lived in Butte, Montana while Robbie worked for Monsanto, but they were soon back in Wyoming.  Robbie worked as an electrician for the Sinclair Refinery, Arch Mineral, and Louisiana Pacific.
In 1981 Robbie and Rae moved to Saratoga, Wyoming.  They owned and managed the Mangy Moose Saloon in Encampment/Riverside from the late 1980's until the early 1990's.
Upon retirement, they traveled for a while, and settled in Wheatland where Robbie was an active member of the Elk's, VFW, and the American Legion.  Robbie enjoyed following the Wyoming Cowboys ball teams, being outdoors, and hunting.  He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, who will always remember his dry wit, and that great big smile!
Robbie is survived by his daughter, Keri A. Bider-Gill (Frank Talbert) of Gillette; brothers, Ron (Pat) Gill of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Jim (Chris) Gill of Rawlins; sister, Janice (Gail) Allen of Lovell, Wyoming; grandson, Nicholas Bider of Rock Springs; great grandson, Talon Bider of Rock Springs; sister-in-law, Maureen MacMillan of Omaha, Nebraska; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rae Gill on September 11, 2018; parents, Bob and Erma; and brother-in-law, Stewart MacMillan.
Serving as pallbearers will be Steve Wilcoxson, Frank Talbert, Barry Stuemke, Jim Gill, Ron Gill, and Mark Gill.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements.

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Elizabeth
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
I know I speak for all of the Wheatland Pool League players when I say Robbie will be missed dearly. Always had a smile on his face, making conversation with everyone he came into contact with. Deeply sorry for your loss, he will be missed by so many. Thoughts and prayers for all.

John Baxter
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
Rest in Eternal Peace Chicken-Man!! The good times and memories are forever etched in all of our minds!! You will never be forgotten!! J. Baxter

Jim Spencer
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
You will be. Missed by many my Good Friend! Will always remember all the good times we had!

K.C. Lane
   Posted Thu February 07, 2019
Robbie..you were a loyal and dear friend. We will always have great memories. You and Rae will be missed. You were one of the most stand-up friends I ever had. You always made me laugh. Thanks for being my friend. See you for coffee one of these days my friend

Cassy Lower
   Posted Mon February 11, 2019
Robbie will be greatly missed, we worked together at Black Thunder, talked for hours about our favorite Crandall paintings. I always gave him a hard time , telling him he needed to move to Gods Country (Wheatland) Love and Respect sir

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