Kenneth Gilbert(1921 - 2013)

Kenneth "Bill" Gilbert


Kenneth "Bill" Rudolph Gilbert, 91, widower of Angela F. Gilbert, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

Born in Stuart, VA, he was a son of the late Elmer and Sally Bowling Gilbert.

Mr. Gilbert was retired from 3M and ran Gilbert's Service Station for 30 years. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II.

Surviving are children, Katherine Grant and husband, Ron, Tim Gilbert and wife, Dawn, Roger Gilbert, Richard Gilbert and wife, Barbara and Billy Gilbert and wife, Barbara; thirteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren; siblings, Margaret Robertson, Mary Ruth Carroll and Ralph Gilbert; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Casey Gilbert.

Visitation will be held Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown with the funeral service following at 3:00 p.m. in the Downtown Chapel. Burial will be in Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Travelers Rest.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 37 Villa Road, Suite 109, B-111, Greenville, SC 29615 or the Barbara Stone Foundation, PO Box 26567, Greenville, SC 29616.

The family will be at the residence.

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Funeral Home

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733

Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 8, 2013