Hobart L. Gilbert

April 30, 1940April 15, 2014

Hobart L. Gilbert age 73, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:35 A.M. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at his residence. Hobart was born April 30, 1940 in Evarts, Kentucky to the late Cecil Gilbert & Dorothy (Bunch) Gilbert Owens. Hobart is survived by his companion, Jane Ganger of Greenville, Ohio; children, Jackie Jackson of Greenville, Ohio, Tony Gilbert of Union City, Ohio, Terry Gilbert of Greenville, Ohio, Bobby Gilbert of Greenville, Ohio and Toby Gilbert of Greenville, Ohio; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sister, Mary Lou Summers of Greenville, Ohio. In addition to his parents, Hobart is also preceded in death by his wife, Lorene (Campbell) Gilbert in 1994. Hobart served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1975 during the Vietnam War. Hobart retired from Fram Corporation in Greenville. Hobart was a life member of the Greenville V.F.W. and member of the Greenville American Legion. A celebration of Hobart’s Life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Greenville V.F.W. 219 North Ohio Street Greenville. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville.


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MONA Lease-Stachler

April 29, 2014

Jane&family - I remember when Hobe told me about Jane. He was so happy to have someone to have coffee with and listen to his jokes. Jane - you made Hobe's last years happy ones. I will always remember and miss the marathon dice games!! I only knew the sons. I am so sorry for your loss.

Vicky Constable

April 23, 2014

Jane, Jackie, and boys, I am so sorry for your loss...I loved your dad a lot and we shared many of mornings drinking coffee at the office! I will truly miss him.

April 18, 2014

Jane, and all of Hob's family...
My heartfelt prayers are with you all. I will always remember Hob..aka The Grinch. He will be missed.

April 16, 2014


Donald York

April 16, 2014

Rest in peace Hobart.

Susan Ellis

April 16, 2014

I loved him too! I'm so sorry Jane. Lost your phone number. Call me & we'll visit. 417-5997. Love you. Susan