Garry Gilbert

Jul 19th, 1955 - Apr 18th, 2021


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Tue, Apr. 27th, 2021 1pm


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Tue, Apr. 27th, 2021 2pm

Garry Gilbert, 65, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Garry was born on July 19, 1955 in Memphis, TN to Ralph and Lucille (McClung) Gilbert.  He married Barbara Hoban on March 7, 1978 and she survives of Marion.

Garry served in the U.S. Army.  He worked as a truck driver for many years and was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Harrisburg.

Survivors include:

Wife-Barbara Gilbert of Marion

Step children:

Sharon Sherertz of Marion

Vicki Anderson of Marion

Kris Marler of Mesa, AZ

Paula Holder of Marion

Howard Lee of Johnston City

Ron Lee of Marion

Step grandchildren:

Amy O’Neal of Casa Granda, AZ

John T. Anderson of Marion

Kelly Walker of Marion

Josh Sherertz of Marion

Jordan Krumrey of Herrin

Niece-Valerie Long of Marion

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Larry Gilbert.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 2pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Father Timothy Goodman officiating.  Burial will follow at Egyptian Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be on Tuesday from 1pm until the time of service at the funeral home.

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2 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: LaRoby Howard

    From: Newburgh, Indiana

    Date: April 22, 2021

    I met Garry though trucking he haul roofbolts to the mines .Going to missed Big Buddy.My Condolences to the family Roby Howard Gibson’s County South Mines Owensville Indiana

  • Guest: Evelyn Bybee

    From: West Frankfort, Illinois

    Date: April 25, 2021

    Barbara, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so sorry for your loss. I’m gonna miss Garry coming in the office teasing me.