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Wilson Gilbert

May 11, 1931 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 90)
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Wilson Gilbert, 90, of Lancaster, passed away November 10, 2021 at his home. He was born in Estill County on May 11, 1931 to the late Noah and Bertie Gilbert.  Wilson is survived by his loving wife, Sharon Gilbert.

Wilson was an avid outdoorsman who instilled a love of nature in all of his children as well as a great respect of all of God's creations.  Wilson held family above all else and was very much loved and admired by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Surviving are sons, Isaac Gilbert (Joy) of Danville, Kimel Gilbert (Wanda) of Lancaster, Harlen Gilbert (Jody) of Irvine, Alex Gilbert of Irvine, Daniel Gilbert ( Dana) of Lancaster, Chris Hale of Lancaster, Matt Hale (Brandi) of Indiana; daughters, Barbara Overbay (Jerry) of Richmond, Freda Moore (Hogan, Jr.) of Lancaster and Theresa Cheek (Denny) of Lancaster; sister Miranda Miller (Bobby) of Lancaster; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by siblings Gordon and Amos Gilbert, Edna McKinney, Naomi Hoover, and Beulah Miller.

Funeral services will be Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Spurlin Funeral Home in Lancaster with Bro. Bill Graves and Pastor Jay Adkins officiating.  Burial will be in South Irvine Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until service time.

Pallbearers will be Alex Gilbert, Denny Cheek, Hogan Moore Jr., Jerry Overbay, Cole Foley, Josh Adams, and Roman Gilbert.

Honorary pallbearers will be all grandchildren and Heritage Hospice nurses.


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