August 9, 1940 ~ August 3, 2022

Born in: Vincennes, Indiana
Resided in: Gonzales, Louisiana

Robert “Bob” Giltner York, 81, passed away peacefully August 3, 2022 in Gonzales, La. Bob was born on August 9, 1940 in Vincennes, Indiana and was the son of Giltner H. and Mary Jane (McClary) York. He was married for 46 years to his adoring wife Mrs. Feona Janelle (Martin) York.

Bob was a graduate of Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon, Tn. Bob proudly served in the United States Air-Force and retired honorably in 1966. He had worked as an Industrial Warehouse Manager and Industrial Plant Electrician retiring in 2006. Bob enjoyed being part of the American Legion (Ascension Parish 81), doing martial arts where he excelled and was a Hapkido Champion. He also had fun playing golf, mastering archery, and firearms.

Survivors include his wife Feona; daughters, Gina E. York of Gonzales, La, Gerri Ann Street and partner Cale Savoy) of St. Amant, La., Lynn Carnahan and husband Bob of Vincennes, In., and Lora Street of Prairieville, La.; 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Preceding Bob in death are his parents Giltner and Mary York; sister Pamela J. Helderman; and brother Gerald York.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 11:00 am at Memorial Park Cemetery, 919 Willow Street, Vincennes, Indiana, 47591. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Robert and his family.


Graveside Service: August 16, 2022 11:00 am

Memorial Park Cemetery
919 Willow Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

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  1. Finally getting it done dad. Sorry for the delayed… well everything.
    You know you have always been waiting for us and now you still waiting.
    Patience is not my virtue.
    I miss you to the bones.

  2. I’m sorry I never got to time to speak to you very often, but the times we did talk will stay in my heart forever and for all eternity.

  3. Blessings to all of you who love Bob including his brother Jerry who told me many stories while growing up with Bob in Saudi and at the military academy. I was privileged to know Bob & will never forget how he rushed to his brothers side before Jerry passed in Detroit.
    Sending love to Fiona, Gina, and the rest of his family. May Bob RIP. 🙏🏻

  4. I loved Pop a Bob as if he was my 2nd Dad. He was always there for me. I have wonderfull memory with him and will treasurer them always. I will be there for Mom and Gena
    The best I can be. RIP with no more pain Popa Bob love you.


  5. Sorry I couldn’t have been around to tell you how my military Career has been going, you’re the greatest Grandfather ever and you will forever be missed. Have fun while you’re hanging out with the big man upstairs, I’ll be seeing you with time. Love you

  6. I’m struggling. I’m not sure how you managed everything you did. This place is an empty vacuum without you.
    I need your calming strength of encouragement. Your comforting strong hugs. Your few but profound words of wisdom. I miss you so very much.

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