Robert (Bob) Eugene Gilger

Robert (Bob) Eugene Gilger, 84, of Tishomingo, Okla., passed away Friday, April 5, 2019, in Tishomingo. He was born May 22, 1934, in Maud, Okla., to the late Carlas Gilger and Alice Geese Gilger.

Bob grew up in Madill, St. Louis, and Velma, Okla., where he graduated high school. He married Nancy Jane Crabb on May 25, 1958, in Wichita, Kan., and she preceded him in death on Nov. 15, 1997. He later married Ina June Daniels on Oct. 3, 1998, in Madill, Okla. Bob was a member of the Madill First United Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, watching sports (especially OSU football), and loved driving to different places.

He is survived by his wife: Ina Daniels Gilger, of Tishomingo, Okla.; stepchildren: Vernon Daniels and fiancé, Rhonda Brown of Tishomingo, Okla.; Danny Daniels and wife, Carla, of Tishomingo, Okla.; three grandchildren: Todd, Eric, and Crista Gilger; five step-grandchildren; 13 step-great-grandchildren; brother: Roger Gilger and wife, Lynn of Wichita, Kan.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; first wife: Nancy, and son: Terry Gilger.

Services were 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the Watts Memorial Chapel in Madill, Okla. Interment was at the Woodberry-Forest Cemetery, Madill, Okla. Donnie Wilson, Brownwood, Texas officiated the service. Casket bearers were: Chase Daniels, Blake Daniels, Scott Daniels, John Rogers, Bryant Upton, Todd Gilger, and Eric Gilger.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations payable to: First United Methodist Church of Madill, Okla., and Reaching Out of Tishomingo, Okla.

Services were under the direction of Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Madill, Okla. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.

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