Douglas Jay Gilbert 63
Services for Douglas Jay Gilbert will be he held at 3:00pm Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Price - McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton with Pastor Jason Manns officiating. Friends may call 2 hours prior to services. Burial will be at a later date.
He died Thursday, August 9, 2018 at his residence. He was born on February 22, 1955 in Marion, Ohio to the late Jay and Charlene (Alexander) Gilbert.
Surviving are 2 sons; Jeremy Gilbert and Joshua (Jen) Gilbert, 3 sisters; Pam Houston, Sue Wallet and Carla (Mark) Long, 2 grandchildren; Rylee Gilbert and Brandon (Cheyanne) Gilbert, 1 great-grandchild Luna Gilbert.
He was preceded in death by a son; Jason Gilbert and 2 brother-in-laws; Mike Houston and Bob Wallet.
Doug retired from Budd Company in Carey, Ohio.
He was a big fan of many things, he loved watching the weather channel and was a fan of the Cleveland Browns, Ohio State Football and Cleveland Indians.
He enjoyed participating in many recreational activities. He bowled in a league and once bowled a perfect game of 300 in 1978. He also played in many slow pitch softball leagues. Enjoyed backyard volleyball, golf, backyard boxing and Horseshoes.
Douglas will be missed by his friends and family, especially Roger and Kathy Kemmere whom he lived with for the last 13 years.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Funeral Home in care of the family.
Online condolences may be expressed at pricefh.net.