8/1/13 — Rodney Lee Gilbert, 60, of Olive Hill, passed away Wednesday morning, July 31, 2013, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland.
He was born Feb. 6, 1953, in Coldwater, Ohio, a son of the late Matt and Mary Edith Bryant Gilbert.
Rodney was a self-employed mechanic and enjoyed woodworking and art. He loved playing music with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Ray Gilbert, and one sister, Carolyn Scott.
Rodney is survived by two sons, Rodney Gilbert Jr. and his companion Joann Cline and Darrin Gilbert, all of Olive Hill; two daughters, Amy Lea Gilbert of Indiana and Robin Gilbert and her companion James Prichard of Olive Hill; one granddaughter, Marissa Jo Gilbert; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, George Gilbert and Charlie and Margaret Gilbert, all of Olive Hill, and Randy and Roxy Gilbert of South Carolina; and two sisters and a brother-in-law, Phyllis Gilbert of Olive Hill and Karen and Tom Anderton, of Columbus, Ohio. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at the Gilbert Family Cemetery in Grahn.
Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill is in charge of all arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com.