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Garry Gilbert

July 19, 1955 — April 18, 2021

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.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Garry Gilbert, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

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