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“My thoughts and prayers to all of John's family and friends. My all the fond memories bring you much comfort. God Bless. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Seva Irvine - MI

“I was so sorry to hear of John's passing. I was looking forward to seeing him in a few weeks at our 50th reunion. John led a full and meaningful...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Matt Cortese - Spring, TX

“My husband Drove truck for John. I always chated with when we met in Crioswell. God's love and light to John and his family. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Dennis & Dora McCarty - Croswell, MI

“Sorry to hear about your brother Budd! ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Bill &Gay Stier - Cocoa, FL

“So sorry to hear about John he was my insurance agent for many years just a very pleasant person to know. My Condolences to the family ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: lee lewandowski - kimball, MI

“John you will be missed. Thanks for the bowling leaque memories. Thanks for your help with our driveway. Thanks for being a good guy. Our...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Doug and Deb Huntley - Lexington, MI

“Our condolences to the Gilbert family, John will be greatly missed. All the class of 67 will miss you, John, at our 50th reunion. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Sue Gentry DeMaghio - Irvine, CA

“Wishing you peace and comfort at this time of sorry. My sincere condolences. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Marcia Albert - Naples, FL

John Keith Gilbert, 69, of Lexington, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

He was born March 9, 1948 in Lansing to Georgia and the late Budd Gilbert.

Mr. Gilbert operated John Gilbert Farmers Insurance Agency for over 25 years and then owned and operated Gilbert Excavating and Trucking. He graduated from Port Huron High School in 1967 and served in the National Guard.

He is survived by five children, John (Violet) Gilbert II, Joel Gilbert, Jana (Scott) Simpson, Jacob (Michelle) Gilbert and Morgan Gilbert; 14 grandchildren; his mother, Georgia Gilbert; six siblings, Gloria (Les) Green, Steve (Nancy) Gilbert, Carol Moulton, Budd (Nancy) Gilbert, Robyn (Mike) Rossow and Terri (Harry) Fleming; his former wife, JoeAnn Burgett; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his second wife, Linda Charles.

Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Sunday in Community of Christ Church Wadhams Grove Branch, 4920 Lapeer Road, Kimball Township. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2017 in Community of Christ Church Wadhams Grove Branch with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Elder Jim McLeod will officiate. Pallbearers will be Ron Dunlap, Gary Adams, Harry Brabant, Billy Cunningham Jr. and Harold Ross Ginter III.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community of Christ Church or Youth for Christ East Michigan. To send condolences, visit

For complete information visit Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.