Robert J. Gideon

March 14, 1940 ~ April 10, 2020 (age 80)

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Robert J. Gideon, son of Lester Gideon and Hila Jackson, was born March 14, 1940, at Reeds Spring, MO.  He died April 10th at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO.

Robert became a Christian early in his life.  On February 3, 1992 he married Bessie Holt.  Robert and Bessie attended the Oldfield Full Gospel Church.  Robert worked most of his life as a carpenter. 

Robert is survived by his wife Bessie, daughters Diana (husband Marvin) and Kathy, sons James (wife Michelle), Chance (wife Betty), and stepson Bobby Holt, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and three sisters.

Due to the current health restrictions, a private graveside service will be held at the Protem Cemetery.

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