Robert T. “Bob” Gerrard Jr.

Robert T. “Bob” Gerrard Jr., age 65, of North Platte, passed away September 22, 2013 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born July 7, 1948 in North Platte to Robert and Elise Marlin Gerrard Sr.
Bob attended North Platte Public Schools. He served with the United States Army from 1967 through 1976 where he served in Vietnam. Bob was a custodian for the North Platte Public Schools for many years. On October 7, 1978 he married Sharon Horn in North Platte.
Bob enjoyed riding motorcycles and was a member of the Eagles, Moose, VFW, DAV and the American Veterans. He was also a past volunteer firefighter for the North Platte Fire Department, serving for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon of North Platte; daughters, Laurie Maline of North Platte and Vickie (Dana) Baker of Alaska; grandchildren, Kyra (finance, Malachi Brezina) Holloway of North Platte, Devon Maline and Emma Maline; and a niece, Becca Gerrard of Kearney.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother Mike Gerrard.
Memorials may be made to the North Platte VFW Post #1504 and online condolences may be shared at
Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home with the Reverend John Stone officiating. Burial will follow at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell with military honors graveside. Visitation will be from noon until 9:00 p.m. today at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.