Roy S. Gorbet Obituary

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Roy S. Gorbet Jr.

August 8, 1937 - May 1, 2014
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Mr. Roy S. Gorbet, Jr. of Deer Park, Texas beloved husband, father, and grandfather, born August 8, 1937 has passed away at the age of 76, on Thursday, May 1, 2014. Roy was taken from us suddenly after a short battle with Lymphoma. He is survived by his beloved wife Gloria Gorbet, daughters Karrie Higgs and Kristine Salazar, grandchildren; Blake Higgs-17, Ashley Salazar-29, and Hannah Salazar-15. He left behind his best friend Maggie a mix terrier who is also grieving. He was preceded in death by his parents, mother, Florence Keith Gorbet and father, Roy S. Gorbet, Sr. Roy was an only child, served in the 8th U.S. Marine Corps, in...
Mr. Roy S. Gorbet, Jr. of Deer Park, Texas beloved husband, father, and grandfather, born August 8, 1937 has passed away at the age of 76, on Thursday, May 1, 2014. Roy was taken from us suddenly after a short battle with Lymphoma. He is survived by his beloved wife Gloria Gorbet, daughters Karrie Higgs and Kristine Salazar, grandchildren; Blake Higgs-17, Ashley Salazar-29, and Hannah Salazar-15. He left behind his best friend Maggie a mix terrier who is also grieving. He was preceded in death by his parents, mother, Florence Keith Gorbet and father, Roy S. Gorbet, Sr.

Roy was an only child, served in the 8th U.S. Marine Corps, in January, 1957-1963 and was assigned to protect President Eisenhower. Upon Military discharge his career continued with USI Chemical in LaPorte, Texas and he retired with EquiStar. Roy and Gloria just celebrated their 25th Wedding Anniversary on April 29th.

The Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, followed with the Funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m., both held at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church in Deer Park, Texas. There will be a Graveside Service at 3:00 p.m. with Military Honors at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery and a gathering afterwards at the family home.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.grandviewfunerals.com

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