Gilbert "Bob" Anderson - 77

7/6/1942 - 7/10/2019


Gilbert “Bob” Anderson, age 77, passed away on Wednesday July 10, 2019 in his home. He was born in Rockford on July 6, 1942 the son of Gilbert and Lorraine (Waters) Anderson. Gilbert was a former Byron police officer and more recently worked in construction for Rogers Material in Byron. He enjoyed being spending time with his family and friends; especially joking with them and using his police work knowledge to give them the 3rd degree. He liked to sing karaoke and fish. He is survived by his siblings, Betty Anderson of Rockford, Audrey (Ghazi) Abus-Hassan of Iman, Jordan, Clyde Anderson of Winnebago, Jerry (Leslie) Anderson of Tennessee, Gene Anderson of Byron, Ann (Bill) Redig of Florida, and Carl Anderson of Winnebago; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, and siblings Arthur and Linda. A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials are established in his name.



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