Harold Gilbert

Harold Wayne Gilbert, 71, of Leavenworth, went to Heaven, July 23, 2018. He was born Oct. 12, 1946, in Bluffton, Ind., the son of Robert and Lorine (Culp) Gilbert.

Harold Gilbert

He is survived by a brother, Samuel Dean; two sisters, Lela Thompson and Leah Shaw; and three children, Brenda, Wayne and Pamela.

Harold is preceded in death by his parents; his step-mother, Isabelle Swygart May; five brothers, Robert Lee, William Robert, James Edward, Richard K. and Donald May; and three sisters, Mary Virginia, Norma Jean and Judith L.

He served in the Army from January 1964 to November 1967.

Harold loved working on cars, trucks and heavy-duty equipment. He worked for his brother William “Bill” as a mechanic and they managed their own repair shop. He was an active member of the Four Townes Moose Lodge in Debary, Fla. He was also an active member of the Elks Club.

He will be deeply missed by those who knew him and loved him.

Inurnment with military honors will be Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., at Leavenworth National Cemetery.