Ernest Gilbert, Jr.

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Ernest Gilbert, Jr.

Ernest Gilbert Jr., 77, of Olive Hill, entered into rest Monday evening, Jan. 23, 2017, at King's Daughter Medical Center in Ashland. He was born Feb. 27, 1939 at Corey, a son of the late Ernest Gilbert Sr. and Lula Dean Gilbert. Junior retired from G.T.E. Communications as well as a Deputy Sheriff, having served with the Carter County Sheriff's Department and was a former officer with the Olive Hill City Police Department. He is a member of the Olive Hill Masonic Lodge #629 in Olive Hill.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers; Richard, Delmer, Woodrow and Elwood and Elmo Gilbert.

Junior is survived by his wife Gladys Adams Gilbert; two daughters, Penny Gilbert and Kimberly Rice and her husband Chad both of Olive Hill; one son, William Gilbert and his wife Melody of Flatwoods; three brothers Elmer Gilbert and Homer Gilbert, both of Ohio and Vernon Gilbert of Olive Hill; four sisters, Nomi Lawhorn of Ohio, Evelyn Sparks of Olive Hill, Geraline Mays of Ohio, and Onia Gehring of Olive Hill; seven grandchildren, including his granddaughter Mazzy, who he shared the same birthday. He also leaves behind a host of relatives and friends that will sadly miss him.

Funeral Services will be conducted 1:00pm Wednesday Jan. 25, 2017 at the Duvall & Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Olive Hill, with Bro. Randy Binion officiating. Burial will follow in the Easterling Cemetery in Olive Hill.

Visitation will be 11:00am-1:00pm Wednesday Jan. 25, 2017 at the Duvall & Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 149 Whitt Street, Olive Hill, KY 41164.
Published on January 25, 2017
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