GREENSBORO – Robert Lee Gaither, 71, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014.
Robert Lee Gaither was born October 5, 1942, to the late Robert Gaither, Sr., and Lucille McCollum Gaither in Wentworth, NC.
Robert Lee or Gator, as he was affectionately known by many, was a long distance truck driver for Old Dominion for 21 years. He later went on to work for the City of Greensboro as a heavy equipment operator for 19 years, before retiring in 2000 due to illness. After retiring, he continued his work as a landscaper which was his greatest passion.
Robert was preceded in death by his sister Sadie Gaither Cheek, and his brothers John Henry Gaither, and David Lee Gaither.
Those left to cherish his memories are his children Robert Earl Thompson of Missouri, Robert Junior Gaither of Ohio, Louvenia Lowe of Greensboro, Willie L. Gaither (Tabitha) of Fayetteville, NC; Barry L. Gaither (Brenda) of Greensboro; Rosa G. Allred (Darrell) of Greensboro, Robin D. Harris (David) of High Point, Jeremiah Gaither (Isola) of Asheboro, & Peter Gaither of Greensboro; he also leaves behind his sister Gloria Richardson of Greensboro and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A visitation/viewing will be held Sunday, May 25, 2014, from 1:00PM – 6:00PM. Professional services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM