James R. Gilbert, 65, of St. Marys. Twp. in Auglaize Co., OH died 1:16 p.m. Saturday November 2, 2019 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born September 18, 1954 in Portland, IN to John and Thelma ( Green) Gilbert.
On January 5, 1980, he married Sharon Kaye Phillippe, who survives.
Also survived by: son John (Donna) Phillippe of St. Marys, OH
son Jeff (Anne) Price of Celina, OH
daughter Regina (Charles) Chilcoat of St. Marys, OH
7 grandchildren; John, Taylor, Laura, Austin, Tori, Ridge and Gage
numerous nieces and nephews
brother Billy Gilbert of St. Marys, OH
brother Edward (Mary) Gilbert of Celina, OH
sister Brenda (Dave) Gingerich of Celina, OH
sister Anita (Mike Donthnier) Gilbert of Celina, OH
brother Roger Gilbert of Celina, OH
sister Rita Hagaman of Celina, OH
brother -in-law Tom Temple of Celina, OH
brother-in-law Bill Keck of Celina, OH
brother-in-law Bill (Diane) Phillippe of Celina, OH
Preceded in death by:parents John and Thelma Gilbert; son H. Wayne Price; brother Johnny (Vivian) Gilbert; sister June Keck; sister Nancy Temple; sister Peggy Gilbert; brother-in-law Karl Hagaman
He was a contractor, specializing in the field of telephone service and fiber optics installation.
His favorite pastimes included watching NASCAR and fishing on Lake Erie.
Rites are scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday November 6, 2019 at the Miller Long & Folk Funeral Home 314 W. High Street in St. Marys.
Visitation 3 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
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