Robert (Bob) Dean Gaston SR., 71, of Olathe, KS passed away September 11, 2015 surrounded by his family in his Olathe home.
Bob was born February 27th, 1944 in Junction City, KS to Russell Maurice Gaston Sr. and Opal Jane Gaston. Bob was a retired member of the Sheet Metal Local 2 Union where he worked as a sheet metal worker and estimator/project manager for more than 40+ years. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, coworker and friend. He was a fun loving, outgoing, caring man who loved being silly all of the time. He was known at Olathe Hospital as “Mr. Wonderful” as that is the name he would give to the nurses no matter how bad he was feeling. He will be greatly missed by many.
He was survived by his wife Alice Beatrice Gaston who was the love of his life. October 29th 2015 will mark their 50th wedding anniversary. Although Bob will not be physically with Alice on their anniversary he will be with her in spirit and in her heart on this date always and forever.
He was also survived by his brother Russell Gaston Jr. and his wife Carolyn Gaston, 3 children, and their spouses, Bob and Lisa Gaston, Bruce and Kim Gaston and Mindy and Mike Sears. As well as 8 grandchildren: Bobby and Megan Gaston, Chelsea and Brooke Ricketts, Nathaniel Horton, Jessica Block, Ryan and Allie Sears. He is also survived by 3 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father Russell Maurice Gaston Sr. and mother Opal Jane Gaston, as well as his brother George Gaston.