Richard Cyrus (Dick) Gilbert, age 79, of Fallon, Nevada, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2012. Dick was born April 8, 1932 to Leo and Gertrude Gilbert in Rochester, NY. Dick moved to Fallon in 1976 from Maui, Hawaii.
Prior to retiring, Dick operated Gilbert's Insulation for 22 years and Fallon Fix It
Folks for 20 years. Dick was a pilot who enjoyed flying self-built,
ultra-lite aircraft and radio controlled model airplanes, and also
restoring antique tractors.
Dick was a veteran who loved his country, his wife, his family, and
his God. .
He is survived by his wife Mary L. Gilbert, of Fallon;sons, Randall Richard Gilbert ( Cathy), Kale Gilbert,and daughters Gwen Ann (Lance) Carpenter ;Janine Carol
(Juan)Galindo ; step children,Jackie (Kevin)Hall; Kevin Hancock (and Cheri); Stephanie (Mark)Andrews; 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Dick has two
brothers, Leo (deceased) and James (Helen) Gilbert, and sister, Lois Nell Gilbert
(and Darrell Williams).
A memorial service will be held for family and friends
at The Gardens Chapel Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 2:00 PM. Donations may be made in Dick's memory to Churchill County Public Library 553 South Maine Street Fallon, NV. 89406
Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home Crematory, Cemetery 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, NV. 89406 775 423-8928.