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“Keith George and I got in trouble for disrupting class in 1974. The penalty was we both had to do an Elvis imitation. Keith pulled us thru. Mr....Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: James Ridgeway - Rockwall, TX

“Mike and I along with the camping gang, Johnnie Ragan, Bill Wheatly, Zane Teter. We went to see Drag Races in Pampa, Tex., he was a hot rodder in the...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Wade Phillips - Enid, OK

“Mike GIlger was a great man who had a wonderful laugh and a great sense of humor.He had a straight way of saying things that I enjoyed. He taught me...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Joe Halsey - McKinney, TX

“I loved Mr. Gilger. He was one of my favorite teachers in high school. He made science fun. Rest In Peace ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Angela Godfrey Lindsey - Milton, FL

“While words fail to capture the pain of losing a loved one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of our Heavenly...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Had Mr. Gilger for 8th grade science. Dismantled his truck to teach us combustion engines. Will never forget it, and will certainly never forget...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Stormy Morris - Colorado Springs, CO

“Deeply sorry for ur loss ”
7 of 24 | Posted by: Cindy Clark Adair

“Pam,Kim and family, I taught 26years with your wonderful dad.He could make my day in the teacher's lounge with his wry comments and great sense of...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Huberta Powell - Yuma, AZ

“He taught me 7th grade Texas History many years ago Loved him to pieces. So sorry to hear of his passing. Blessings of comfort for the family. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Our prayers and hearts are with all the Gilger family, we ask for God's love to surround all of you. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: McCracken &Bierwirth Families - NM

“In loving memory of Mr. Gliger ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Elvia Rascon - Perryton, TX

“I'm sorry to hear of Mr. Gilger's passing. Wonderful man and teacher. He will be missed! ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Elvia Rascon - Perryton, TX

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the family. May you all find much comfort and peace from the God of love during this difficult time. Jeremiah 29:11 ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“My sincere sympathy to the family of Michael Gilger for the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort from God. Matthew 5:4. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathies to the family for their loss. May God comfort you and give you strength to endure this difficult time. May God heal your hearts...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Adelaidr Johnson - Philadelphia, PA

“Such a wonderful man and great teacher. He will be remembered fondly. ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Lori - Perryton, TX

“So sorry to hear! He was such a great guy. Sincerely Dale and LaJohnna Red Coleman ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: LJ Coleman - Henrietta, TX

“One of my favorite teachers, I am 56 and still talk about the day he waddled like a duck into the cafeteria as the juke box played Walk This Way! The...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Pam (Foley) hall - Orlando, FL

“My condolences to the family. Mr. Gilger was an elite educator that made an impact on my life, and he will always be remembered by many. GOD BLESS ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Phillip Roybal - Hobbs, NM

“One of Perryton's finest. RIP my friend! ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Gary Mulson - Booneville, AR

“I absolutely loved Mr. Gilger. It was his influence that steered me toward a career in the sciences. He had a wicked sense of humor and was so fun...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Megan Williams - Amarillo, TX

“Mr Gilger was a wonderful man. He was one of my favorite teachers. Some of my best high school memories are of biology class. Prays for your family ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Rachel Rodriguez - Arlington, TX

“So sad to hear! Prayers and comfort for his family. He was such an amazing teacher! I loved biology class because of him. I remember he use to do an...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Kim Maness - Amarillo, TX

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Michael was born on November 28, 1938 and passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Michael was a resident of Perryton, Texas at the time of passing.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Perryton, Texas, officiated by Rev. Mark Metzger. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery, and arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home of Perryton, Texas.

The family requests memorials be made to the Museum of the Plains, 1200 N. Main, Perryton, Texas, 79070; or to one's favorite charity.