Robert Lee Gaskill, 85, of Huntsville died Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at Circle of Life Hospice, Springdale.  

He was born Tuesday, April 2, 1935, in Huntsville to John Walter and Hester May Guthrie Gaskill.

Bob married Linda “Penny” McLoud on Monday, Dec. 4, 1967, in Huntsville, Ark., and together they were parents to two children. He proudly served his nation as a member of the United States Navy, and was a truck driver for many years.

Bob was preceded in death by one son, Tim Gaskill; his parents, John and Hester Gaskill; three brothers, Jim Gaskill, Ed Gaskill and Johnnie Gaskill; and one sister, Mary Neal.  

He is survived by his wife, Penny, of the home; one daughter, Sherri Cozad of  Huntsville; two grandchildren, Remington Cozad and Madison Cozad, both of Huntsville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Doris and Tom Williams of Johnson and Ann and Joel Anderson of Little Rock.  

Bob will lie in state 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory.  

Private family graveside services will be at Alabam Cemetery with Brad Moore officiating.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hope Cancer Resources, 5825 West Sunset, Springdale, AR  72762; or Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR  72762.

Military honors will be rendered by the United States Navy.  

Services are entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.