Robert “Bob” Eugine Kirkland III

Robert “Bob” Eugine Kirkland III, resident of League City, Texas passed from this life Saturday, July 31, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born to proud and loving parents, Robert Eugene Kirkland, Jr, and Lovie Lee Walters Kirkland on August 24, 1942 in Galveston, Texas.  Bob was the oldest of five boys. He grew up in Galveston County and met and married Patricia Mary Donnelly. Bob spent his career as a pipefitter for Union Carbide and retired after 35 years of service.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and son David Kirkland.

He leaves behind to cherish a lifetime of memories, his loving wife Patricia Kirkland; son Michael Kirkland;  daughters, Michelle Kirkland (Otis O’Callaghan), Debra Fieber (Jamie), and Lisa Hardy (Reese); four brothers, Gary Kirkland, Richard Kirkland, Dennis Kirkland and Dale Kirkland; ten grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren as well as numerous relatives and friends.

In his honor, a Memorial Service will be held  Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 10:00am in the Crowder Funeral Home Chapel in Dickinson, Texas.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations may be made to the Dementia Society of America.


  1. Bob was one of my best friends. Together we had a lot of good times and bad. Prayers to pat, his brothers and kids.

    Rod morgan
  2. Sending prayers and condolences to the family. He was a very nice and pleasant gentleman. I was also at Union Carbide/Dow Chemical for 34 years and knew him and his brother Gary, whom I worked with in the Electrical Group for a good period of time.

    Gary… so sorry for the loss of your brother.

    Laura Lopez
    • Remember Bobby and cars when he was very young. I knew brothers and have high regards for that family especially Laurie Kirkland Yates who treasures her Texas family very much. Much love to her and his brothers that I know RIP Bobby.

      Melissa smith
      • Thank You so much!!!!

        Laurie Yayes
  3. Bob was a happy, great guy. We rode motorcycles together and I ate lunch across from him in the Carbide cafeteria a lot. He always had a smile. My heart felt condolences to all his family.

    Robert Buchanan
  4. Bob was was great friend, fellow employee , worked for him and with him often. We used to party together in our single days. we,ll miss him… My condolences to all his brothers and family.
    bob woodcock

    bob woodcock

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