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Gilbert, 71, of Kahoka, formerly of Revere, Missouri died Thursday, April 22,
2010 at the Keokuk Area Hospital in Keokuk.
He was born on June 16, 1938 in Canton,
MO, the son of John and Sarah McCutcheon Gilbert. On November 26, 1958, he was united in
marriage to V. Joy Hendricks in Canton, MO.
She preceded him in death on November 11, 2004.
George graduated from Revere C-3 High
School with the class of 1956.
He retired from BTR in 1992. After his retirement he worked for the Revere
C-3 School District as the school custodian and retired from there in 2004.
He was a member of the Freedom in Christ
Fellowship in Kahoka and served as president of the board. He was also a board member of the Revere C-3
School and of the Peaksville Cemetery.
George enjoyed farming and farmed most of
He is survived by one daughter, Rhonda Lee
Mitchell and her husband Robby of Keokuk, two sons, Ray Gilbert and his wife
Vickie of Kahoka, and Roy Gilbert and his wife Angie of Kahoka, seven
grandchildren, Peyton Mitchell, Mabyn Mitchell, Moriah Mitchell, and Jacob
Mitchell, Rhonda Jo Lance and her husband Wendell, Hailee Gilbert and Preston
Gilbert and one great grandson, Tayden and one great granddaughter, Jaida
Besides his wife he was also preceded in
death by his parents.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m.
Saturday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka with Pastor Jeff Smith
officiating. Burial was in the
Visitation was held after 1 p.m. Friday with
the family meeting with friends from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral
Pallbearers were John Bowden, Ronnie
Waterman, Kevin Eagle, Shawn Crowell and Gary W. Whitaker. Honorary pallbearers were Lee Mathies, Leo
Longshore, Frank Oertel, Paul Harrison and Ronnie
Memorials were made to the Peaksville
Online condolences may be made to the
family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com.