Charles Milton “Chuck” Gilbert, 83, of Warsaw, IN passed away at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at his son’s residence. He was born on September 16, 1935 in Richmond, IN to Milton H. & Viola (Fourman) Gilbert.
He attended Richmond public schools, was a United States Army veteran, and on November 8, 1963 in Sioux Falls, SD he married Rebecca Serena “Becky” Wing who survives. He formerly lived in Texas, Ohio, & Minnesota before moving to Warsaw in 1987 from Oklahoma. He formerly worked various jobs in maintenance of grounds & building and was a mechanic. He formerly worked for Creighton Brothers, Ace Hardware, Cardinal Center for 8 years in Warsaw, & Baker Hughes in McAlester, OK and Houston, TX for 7+ years.
He is survived by:
Wife – Becky Gilbert of Warsaw
2 Daughters – Brenda J. (Mark) Hellyer of Pearland, TX & Christina Marie Comer of Warsaw
3 Sons – Eric (Cathy) Gilbert of Warsaw, Blaine M. (Linda) Gilbert of Goshen, and Mitchell D. (Dian) Gilbert of Goshen
17 Grand, 26 Gt. Grand, 5 Gt. Gt. Grandchildren
2 Brothers – Lawrence A. (Betty) Gilbert of Manvel, TX & Carl Joseph (Kim) Gilbert of Alvin, TX
Half Brother – David (Margaret) Oakley of Manvel, TX
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter – Kathrine J. Gilbert, gt. gt. grandson – Chazz Logan Lee Crippin, and half-brother – Claude Oakley
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1720 E. Center St., Warsaw, IN 46580 with Rev. Michael Mueller of the church officiating. Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial bequest may be given to the donor’s choice.