Robert "Bob" McGilvery, Jr.

Obituary of Robert "Bob" McGilvery, Jr.

Robert “Bob” McGilvery, Jr., 81, passed away January 26, 2019.

Funeral Services celebrating his life will be held 11:00AM Thursday January 31, 2019 at the Lambeth-Troxler Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel with Rev. Bill Foust officiating. Interment services will be held at 2:00PM Thursday at Alamance Memorial Park in Burlington. The family will visit with friends from 5:00PM until 7:00PM Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

A native of North Arlington, New Jersey, Bob was the son of the late Minnie Irene Bullock and Robert McGilvery. He would serve his country with the United States Navy Reserve for over fourteen years. He retired from Western Electric in 1989.

In addition to his parents, he also was preceded in death by his sisters Joan Reynolds and Caroline Jeffers.

Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Joyce A. McGilvery of the home; daughter Lynn McGilvery and Matt of West Columbia, South Carolina; sons Robert McGilvery, III and Lori of Graham, and Richard McGilvery of Greensboro; granddaughters Mary Beth McGilvery and Katherine Westbrooks and Grant; great-grandsons, Rayce Whaley, Graysen Westbrooks, and Owen Westbrooks; and numerous extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at

Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at



5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Lambeth Troxler Funeral & Cremation Services
300 West Wendover Avenue
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
(336) 335-7640

Funeral Services

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Chapel
300 West Wendover Ave.
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Alamance Memorial Park
4039 S. Church St.
Burlington, North Carolina, United States
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