Kenneth R. Gilbert (1929 - 2016)

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Kenneth R. Gilbert, age 87, of DuBois, Pa., formerly of Falls Creek, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born July 20, 1929, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late Amos and Sarah (McClusky) Gilbert.
He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Korean War.
On Feb. 14, 1954, he married Jean L. (Weible) Gilbert. She survives.
He retired from the Benjamin Coal Co. as a heavy equipment operator after many years of service.
Ken was a member of the Reynoldsville Gospel Center. He enjoyed going to his camp.
Ken is survived by two sons, Kenneth R. Gilbert Jr. of Harpers Ferry, W.Va. and Edwin D. Gilbert and his wife, Peggy of DuBois, Pa.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters and a grandson, Justin C. Gilbert.
There will be no public visitation.
A private graveside service will be held on Wednesday from Lakelawn Memorial Park in Reynoldsville, Pa.
Burial will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be sent to Hahne Cancer Center, 100 Hospital Drive, DuBois, PA 15801.
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express on Aug. 3, 2016
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