Brownsville, Texas — Robert Gene Gibson, 86, of Brownsville, Texas, formerly of Chambers, died on Sunday, June 13, 2021 in Harlingen, Texas surrounded by his family.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 3, 2022 at the Chambers Cemetery in Chambers.
Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.
Bob was born in O'Neill on June 1, 1935 to parents Oren Gibson and Eleanor Meyer Gibson.
Bob spent his younger years in Nebraska, moving to Minnesota in 1976 and lived in Brownsville, Texas with his wife Teresa from 1983 until his death.
He was involved in the irrigation and hose industries his entire life, selling for several U.S. and European companies. He loved to connect with people and was quick to form a relationship and developed lasting friendships with many of his clients.
Always quick with a witty response or a joke, he loved to talk to everyone.
Bob and Teresa shared a love for animals, adopting many dogs and cats that crossed paths with them, always giving them a loving home and a great life.
He was an avid golfer for many years and enjoyed birding, gardening and travel. He was also quick to help anyone in need, recognizing when his good fortune could be used to give someone else a helping hand.
His wit and love will be missed by all of his family, we are sure he is still telling jokes and extending his big heart to anyone in need!
Bob is survived by his wife Teresa; one sister Rita (Greg); eight children Barbara (Kerry), Robert (Lorie), Douglas, Kara (David), Joni (David), Juliet, Timothy (Elizabeth) and Juana; 14 grandchildren Tennille, Kayla, Lindsay, Chad, Jenna, Philip, Cory, Kelsey, Angela, Joseph, Jakob, Tanner, Frida, and Leonardo; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two nieces Meaghan Hansen and Laura Huggins;one nephew Andrew McClure; and his latest beloved canine friends Tigger and Bluebelle.
He was preceded in death by his sister Marcy, one nephew Mike and one niece Pam.
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