Death of Dave Gilbert’s father

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of David Samuel Gilbert, Jr., father of GCI Pastor David Gilbert III. Here is the death announcement: 

David Gilbert
David Samuel Gilbert, Jr.

David Samuel Gilbert, Jr., 86, of Elizabeth Twp, passed away peacefully Monday, May 11, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 7, 1928 in Christy Park and was the son of the late David S. Gilbert, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Vaughn Gilbert. He was a retired  carpenter, builder, construction manager and consultant, as well as a real estate broker. He built homes and several churches. He also was an inventor, holding a patent on Drain Nut Pliers which he developed for the plumbing industry.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy Rudd Gilbert, four sons, a daughter, five grandchildren, two great grandchildren, a brother and two sisters. He was preceded in death by three sisters and a brother. His funeral was held at the Greenock United Methodist Church on Friday, May 15. Pastor David S. Gilbert, III, officiated

Cards may be sent to:

Mr. David S. Gilbert, III
249 Frogtown Rd
Kintnersville, PA 18930-9644

3 thoughts on “Death of Dave Gilbert’s father”

  1. We are so sorry for your loss. May God, through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ keep you and your family snuggled in His loving arms during this time – and always.
    In Christian Love
    Grace Covenant Fellowship
    Birmingham, Alabama

  2. Dear Dave and Hinke,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. What a blessing to have had your father in your life for so long.

    All God’s best to you,

    Don & Alix

  3. The GOD of comfort will comfort you all at this time.

    We can all look forward to the time spoken of in Rev. 21:4 And GOD shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain; for the former things would have passed away.

    Come LORD JESUS come! Rev 22:20.

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