MAYSVILLE | Robert S. Gilbert, 81, of Manchester, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at the Care Center at Kenton Point.
Mr. Gilbert was born Aug. 25, 1932, in Carlisle, to the late William and Lilly Mae Lawrence Gilbert.
A member of Hickory Grove Church in Manchester, Robert was retired from January and Wood Company where he worked as a mechanic for 42 years and was also a tobacco farmer. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid University of Kentucky basketball fan.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Mary Agnes Dugan Gilbert, whom he married June 30, 1956; one son, Donald Gilbert and his wife, Sandra of Maysville; one granddaughter, Amanda Gilbert of Maysville; and four siblings, Henry Gilbert, Phyllis Gilbert, Alberta Sipple and Frances Bolten, all of Erlanger.
He was preceded in death by four brothers Roy, James, Hubert and Herbert Gilbert.
Services for Robert Gilbert will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Brell and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Newton officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hietz Chapel Cemetery, Aberdeen, Ohio. Pallbearers will be David Dugan, Darin Dugan, Randy Dugan, Jeffrey Mason, Chuck Mason, and Steve Dugan. Wayne Mason, Johnny Hendrix, Ricky Lawrence and Robbie Lawrence will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation will be from noon until the time of the service on Sunday, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.brellandson.com .