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Robbie Lynn McGillis


Robbie Lynn McGillis, 45, of Bandera, Texas, passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 in Kerrville. He was born in Crane on June 28, 1968, to Wanda L. Tuscana McGillis and Daniel J. McGillis.

Robbie was happily committed to Laura Centers.

After attending school in Crane and Wallace, Idaho, he worked for Jim Chastain Excavation in Bandera.

Robbie had a love in his heart for all and treated everyone like family. A kid at heart, as well as an avid music lover, Robbie loved the outdoors, basketball, playing video games, singing and dancing and spending time with his family and friends.

Robbie is survived by a large and loving family that includes his wife, Laura Potts; mother and stepfather, Wanda and James Tuscana; father and stepmother, Daniel and Dottie McGillis; sisters, Shannon Boecker and Danielle Holt and her husband, Caleb; nieces, Marki Wright and Caitlyn Holt; and several more step-siblings and friends.

Robbie was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Sula Mae McBee, and paternal grandparents, Johnny and Francis McGillis.

Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 27, at Grimes Funeral Chapel in Bandera with Pastor Jerry Kral officiating. Cremation services will follow at a later date.

Pallbearers were John Miller, Jeff Chastain, Kris Cherry, Bob Simmons, Brian Hall, Daniel Hall, Sam Hall and Jaden Young with honorary pallbearers, Mark Gill, Ray Turner, John Cundiff and Steve Whitus.

The family of Robbie McGillis extends sincere thanks to Kerrville Emergency Medical Services, the staff at Peterson Regional Medical Center, Grimes Funeral Chapel, and everyone Robbie considered his extended family.

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Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.