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Robert Lee Gilbert, 48, Glens Fork, KY (1970-2018)

November 29, 1970 ~JULY 29, 2018 (Age 48)
Robert had attended the Bloomington Chapel Brethren in Christ Church. He made friends easily with his winning smile. He was a native of Clinton County, Ohio, and a resident of Adair County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Preston Albert Gilbert & Betty Lou Corbin Gilbert, who survives.
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Robert Lee Gilbert, 48 of Glens Fork, KY passed away suddenly Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio from injuries he received in a pickup truck accident on Interstate 75 near Union, KY.

A joint funeral service for Robert Gilbert and his nephew Preston Allen Gilbert, will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 10amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ralph Foster, pastor of Bloomington Chapel Church, officiating. Interment in the Fudge Cemetery, Breeding, KY. The family will receive friends 6pm-8pmCT, Friday, August 3, 2018, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Robert Lee Gilbert, 48, Glens Fork, KY (1970-2018)

He was born Friday, November 27, 1970 in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio. He was the son of the late Preston Albert and Betty Lou Corbin Gilbert, who survives. He died Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, at the age of 48 years, eight months, and two days.

He was preceded in death by his father, Preston Albert Gilbert; and one sister Betty Ann Gilbert

He is survived by his mother Betty Lou Corbin Gilbert of Glens Fork, KY, and the following:
  • One brother - Preston Wayne Gilbert & wife Maggie of Batavia, Ohio

  • Two sisters - Linda Sue Kain of Blanchester, Ohio and Joyce Allen of Blanchester, Ohio

  • Several other relatives and friends
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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY Home in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Robert Lee Gilbert, 48, Glens Fork, KY (1970-2018)

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Robert Lee Gilbert, 48, Glens Fork, KY (1970-2018)

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