Robert Archer Gilby, 89, of Lehigh Acres, FL passed away Monday, July 18, 2011. Bobby was born in Staten Island, N.Y., to the late Harry and Madolyn Gilby and was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Janet Gilby. Bobby spent 43 years in Staten Island, graduating from Tottenville High School. He served his country proudly for four years in the U.S. Marine Corps during W.W. II. He retired from the New York City Fire Department in 1967 after 20 years of service. He moved to Lehigh Acres, FL in 1972 and worked as a fireman for 20 years. He is survived by is loving wife, Lois Mullin Gilby; sons, Timothy Mullin and Michael Mullin; daughters, Maggie Eaton and Patti Auger; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.