Robert "Bob" Gilman

July 18, 1951 ~ March 29, 2021 (age 69)


Robert “Bob” Gilman, 69, of Terryville, life partner of the late Elaine Klimkosky, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 29 after being diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer. Bob was born in Dover-Foxcroft, ME on July 18, 1951. He was the son of the late Earl and Muriel (Huggard) Gilman. Bob attended Bristol Eastern High School and worked for years as a mover, he was a member of the Teamsters. His love for the NY Yankees was the best. One could often find him listening to a Yankees game on his porch.  He is survived by his sister Earline, and her husband Richard Smith, of Westmoreland, NH and his nephew, Steven Watt, his wife Sasha, and great nephew, Riley, of Keene, NH. He is preceded by his parents and brothers Bill and Jim Gilman. There will be no calling hours, and due to COVID- 19, all services will be private. Funk Funeral Home has the honor of serving the Gilman family. To see an online obituary please visit Bob’s memorial web-site at

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