June 28, 1922 - June 20, 2013
GILBERT Frank L. (1922-2013) Frank Leroy "Red" Gilbert of Perrysburg, OH, born in Cleveland, OH to Frank E. and Theo (Williams) Gilbert, entered into eternal life Thursday, June 20, 2013. Frank graduated from Woodward High School, Toledo, OH in 1940. After high school he attended the Army Radio School in Toledo and Cleveland. In the Army he served in the European theatre, during World War II as a radar trouble shooter. He landed in Normandy "D-day 1". "Red" married his love Pearl M. Moore (1923-2002) on March 11, 1946, and raised two daughters and a son. Frank accepted his living Lord and Savior in 1953 and served him as an officer, treasure, and moderator many years at Riverside Baptist Church, Toledo, OH and Cass Road Baptist Church, Maumee, OH. "Red" joined his father and operated Gilbert's Garage for many years. Later he worked for Gross Automotive. After his "1st" retirement he worked as a courier for 12 years for Mercy Integrated Labs. "Red" enjoyed golfing, playing softball, square-dancing, and bowled into his late 80's. Frank is survived by his daughters, Fran O'neill of Perrysburg, OH, Sandy Gilbert of Bowling Green, OH, and son, David (Julie) Gilbert of Toledo, OH. He also leaves three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren with one on the way. Frank was adamant about being cared for at home to the very end, and thanks to the true blessing that all the people from Hospice of Northwest Ohio are, his wishes were fulfilled. God bless you all! If anyone wishes to make a donation in Frank's memory, we ask you to consider Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Rd. Perrysburg, OH 43551 or Cass Road Baptist Church, 1400 Cass Road, Maumee, OH 43537. Visitation will be held Sunday, June 23, 2013, at thee Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 W. Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH 43613 from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2013 at the funeral home, with burial at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Rest in peace dad. You are Loved!
GILBERT Frank L. (1922-2013) Frank Leroy "Red" Gilbert of Perrysburg, OH, born in Cleveland, OH to Frank E. and Theo (Williams) Gilbert, entered into eternal life Thursday, June 20, 2013. Frank graduated from Woodward High School, Toledo, OH... View Obituary & Service Information
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