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George E. Gilbert
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Obituary for George E. Gilbert

George E. Gilbert, 93, loving husband of Evelyn M. Gilbert, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018 at his home in Georgetown, KY. He was born February 22, 1925 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late William Elmer and Bennie Evans Gilbert. George held several positions with IBM in Lexington, where he worked from 1958 to 1987. He was a member of the Victory Lutheran Church in Lexington.

In addition to his parents George was also preceded in death by two sisters, Agnes Hervey and Pat Andrews. George is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Evelyn M. Gilbert and their two children, Darrell Gilbert, of Georgetown, and Hugh (Tina) Gilbert, of Versailles, and granddaughter, Naomi Ruth Gilbert.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Rose Crest Cemetery with Pastor Joe Gawel officiating. Memorial contributions are suggested to Bluegrass Care Navigators-Hospice Care, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home

161 Broadway St.
Versailles, KY 40383





11:00 AM
Rose Crest Cemetery

South Main Street
Versailles, KY 40383

Cemetery Details


Rose Crest Cemetery

South Main Street
Versailles, KY 40383

Memorial Contribution

Bluegrass Care Navigators

2312 Alexandria Drive
Lexington, Kentucky 40504

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