Ronald “Ron” Gilbert, 53, of Lincoln, passed away December 1, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.
Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Cremation rites to follow. There will be no burial at this time.
Ron was born July 23, 1963 in Springfield, IL., the son of Clarence and Evelyn (Withrow) Gilbert. He married Tamsin Horn on September 13, 2002 in Springfield, IL.
He was a Special Olympics participant, loved to cook, enjoyed watching wrestling, decorating, making model cars, being on the computer, and listening to music.
Survivors include his wife Tamsin Gilbert of Lincoln; father and mother in law Sam and Mary (Doyle) Horn of Lincoln; brother and sister in law Johnny and Mary Jane Horn of Lincoln; grandparents in law Ruby and William Doyle also of Lincoln. He is also survived by several siblings and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.