Oct. 18, 1942 — July 6, 2012
Gilbert H. Park, 69, of Silver Springs, Fla., and formerly Port Clinton, Ohio died Friday, July 6, at Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Fla., following a brief illness.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1942, the son of Howard and Rose (Sebestiano) Park. Gilbert served in the United States Navy 1959-1963 and was proud to be a Veteran. He was a retired Carpenter and Building Contractor, most recently self employed, retiring in 2007. Gilbert enjoyed snowmobiling, golfing, traveling, camping, fishing and spending time with his family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his faithful dog, Curley, who he has now been reunited with.
On Sept. 11, 1992 he married Robbie Jean Lollis in Tennessee and she survives. Also surviving are his daughter, Roseann (Rob) Hickman, Port Clinton, and son, Gilbert H. Park Jr., Oak Harbor; sister, Ida (James) Patterson, Baileyton, Ten.; brother, Dennis (Sharon) Park, Oak Harbor, Ohio: grandchildren, Dallas Trumbull, Marion, Ohio, Dustin (Rachel) Trumbull, Port Clinton, Tracey (Andrea) Park, Fremont, and Andrew Park, Oak Harbor; great grandchildren Ryleigh Trumbull, Gage Freyman, Charlotte Freyman, Kennedy Trumbull, Nevaeh Park and Mia Park; and many nieces and nephews.
Gilbert was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Delores DeMars and Janet Park, brothers Scott Park and Delbert Park and grandson, Tyler Shane Trumbull.
At Gilbert’s request, cremation services have taken place at Moring Funeral Home in Melrose, Fla. A memorial service will be held for the family at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Voluntary Service Office, 1601 SW Archer Road., Gainesville, FL 32608 in memory of Gilbert H. Park.