Robert Gast

Obituary of Robert Gast

Robert G. (Bob) Gast, age 89, was called home to our Father in Heaven on April 30, 2018.  Bob was born January 22, 1929 in Palatka, Florida.  He was preceded in death, by his daughter Debora and son Kenneth (Beetle).  Bob is survived by the love of his life, Janet, his son Billy (Mel) Gast and extended family Tim (Pam) Arrington, Bobby (Lisa) Arrington, Ken (Karen) Arrington; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, his sister Betty Dungan and her children.  Bob was an active member of the Deland Rotary with 42 years of perfect attendance; served as a Director of the Volusia County Fair Association for many years and was a Past President, Past Captain of the Deland Quarterback Club, and a member of the Deleon Springs First Baptist Church.  He enjoyed time spent with his family, flying, golf, fishing, the Volusia County Fair, Deland Rotary and the Farm Bureau Farmer’s Market.  Bob served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.  Services are being arranged by Lankford Funeral Home, Deland.  The family will receive friends at The Sanctuary Church, 401 E. Taylor Rd, Deland, Florida on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 10:00 am and service will begin at 11:00 am.