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Joe Lewis Gilbert

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Joe Lewis Gilbert Obituary
Joe Lewis Gilbert


Joe Lewis Gilbert, 79, of 2021 Vann Ave., Evansville, Indiana passed away Monday, December 24, 2018 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.

Born February 8, 1939 in Sabine, West Virginia. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City and then to Washington DC where he started his career as a Facilities Manager for EG&G, Washington Analytical Services Inc.

He was preceded in death by his parents Reverend Grover Cleveland Gilbert and Ida Margaret, his sisters Hester Leola Ross and Queen Esther Coles, his brother Grover Cleveland Gilbert Jr, his children Susan Nanette and Josette Nicole Gilbert.

He is survived by his loving wife Mary Gilbert, his daughter Lisa Clements (Charles), his son Mark Gilbert (Cathy), his stepson Terence Brewster (Cherice), his grandchildren Erik (Alisha) and Adam Clements, Kierston, Nia and Alara Gilbert, Celeste Brewster, his great-grandchild A'laiyah Gilbert. His siblings: Billie Leftwich (James), Lois Washington and Marva Waller and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and special friends Elijah (Shorty) Thomas and George Flowers.

Funeral Services will be held at Seventh Street Baptist Church, 627 Short 7th Street, Henderson, KY on Saturday, January 5th at 12:00 noon. The viewing will be at 11:00 am.

Burial will immediately follow at Fernwood Cemetery

Osborne Funeral Home entrusted with final care.
Published in The Gleaner on Jan. 3, 2019
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