Dennis Wayne Gilbert
of Canton, Ohio went to be with the Lord on April 22, 2022. He was 69 years of age at the time of his passing. Dennis was born in Oklahoma to J.D. Gilbert and Jewell (Strunk) Gilbert. He worked in the construction field most of his life. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and served in Vietnam. In his spare time, Dennis enjoyed fishing, camping, and working with his hands. Dennis married Sally Goetz in 1975. To this union he gained a stepdaughter, Sue, that he loved as his own. He and Sally had 4 children together, Kay, J.D., Chris, and Annie. He later married Florence “Flo” Gates and to this union he gained 3 stepsons, Bob, David, Scott and 2 stepdaughters Terry and Mindy. He is preceded in death by his father, J.D. Gilbert; stepfather, Dan Lane; sister, Edith Ann Gilbert; brother, Keith Gilbert; a half-brother, Tony Gilbert; wife, Florence Gilbert; and stepson, David Gates. He is survived by his mother, Jewell Lane of Texas; children, Jacqueline Sue Johnson (Jason) of Glencoe, OK., Denise Kay Strong of Cushing, OK., J.D. (Carolyn) Gilbert of Glencoe, OK., Christopher “Chris” Paul Gilbert of Glencoe, OK., Sally Ann “Annie” (Derrick) Kuberacki of Canton, OH., many grandkids, great grandkids, nieces, nephews, family and friends. There are no services at this time. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at www.sandersfuneralhomes.com.
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