Ron Gilbert

Ron Gilbert, 69 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday September 1, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.  He was born June 12, 1948 in Greenville, Ohio the son of the late John & Glenna (Warner) Gilbert.  He retired from Whirlpool.

He was a member of First Congregational Christian Church where he served as a deacon; Greenville Masonic Lodge # 143; Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton; Antioch Shrine; Darke County Shrine Club; he volunteered at the Darke County Parks and the Garst Museum; He was a 1966 Graduate of Greenville High School; and a 1971 Graduate of Defiance College.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and his in laws:  Chester & Violet Cochran.

He is survived by the love of his life Ginger (Cochran) Gilbert of Greenville whom he was married to for 43 years and married May 4, 1974; his son:  Chris Gilbert of Van Wert; daughter:  Amber (Gilbert) Swaney and husband David of Dayton;  Grandchildren who called him PAPARON:  McKenna & Elizabeth Gilbert, Evan “Little Buddy” Swaney, & step grandchild: Molly Hardin; brother in law:  Phil Mong; sister in law:  Sharon Condy; aunts:  Helen Coppess of Ansonia, Donna & Bob Warner of Tipp City; special friends:  Duane & Becky Miller & Ellen Swaney; loving dogs:  Lily & Wicket; numerous nieces, nephews & cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 5:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.  Family will receive friends from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.  A Masonic memorial service with Scottish Rite Ring ceremony will be conducted at 4:45 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Association or the American Heart Association.

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