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Obituary: Preston Gilbert, 68, dies in Batavia, OH

He was a member of Bloomington Chapel Brethren in Christ Church, a truck driver, and a Mason

Preston "Shorty" Gilbert age 68 years of 187 Gilbert Road, Glensfork, Ky. passed away Friday, July 21, 2006 at 5:33 P. M. at Clermont Mercy Hospital in Batavia, Ohio

The funeral service will be Friday, July 28, 2006 at 1:00pm CT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ralph Foster and Bro. Jim Hurt the officiating clergy. Masonic rites will be conducted Thursday night at 7:00 P. M. at the funeral home.

He was the son of the late David L. and Ada Mae Smith GilbertHe is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty L. Corbin Gilbert of Glensfork, KY, and the following:
  • Three daughters: Betty A. Gilbert of Glensfork, KY; Linda Kain and her husband, Robert, Edenton, OH; Joyce Lynn Allen and her husband Sam, Blanchester, OH

  • Two sons: Preston Wayne Gilbert and his wife Maggie, Newtonsville, OH; Robert Lee Gilbert, of Newtonsville, OH

  • One sister: Hazel Lenzer and her husband Jack, Mt. Healthy, OH

  • Nine grandchildren, two step grandchildren, thee great grandchildren, and one step great grandchild

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by two brothers, John D. and Billy K. Gilbert.

Preston attended the Bloomington Chapel Brethren In Christ Church, was a truck driver, and a member of Western Hill Masonic Lodge #140 in Cincinnati, OH.

Interment will in Fudge Cemetery at Breeding, KY.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.Visitation after 5:00pm CT, Thursday, July 27, 2006, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.
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