TUPELO – Robert Lee Gaston, 55, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Dec. 30, 1957, to Robert and Lula Gaston in Tupelo.
He joined Second Baptist M.B. Church in Houlka at an early age and remained a member until he was called home.
Services will be at noon Tuesday, Dec. 31, at Jerusalem M.B Church in Nettleton. Burial will be at Porter’s Memorial Cemetery. N.L. Jones Funeral Directors of Tupelo is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his son, John (Kathy) Long of Plantersville; two daughters, Ebony Gaston Watkins (Conan) of Baldwyn and Shonda Young of Tupelo; 10 grandchildren; sister, Mary “Sissy” (Jameson) Birks of Nettleton; and two nephews, Jameson “JJ” Birks of Southaven and Gaston “G” Birks of Nettleton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Lula Gaston; and a brother, Jeffrey Gaston.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.