Gilbert was born on January 15, 1929 and passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016.
Gilbert was a resident of Porage, Michigan at the time of his passing.
Gilbert was a graduate of University of Detroit and received his PhD from Wayne State University.
He was a WW II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy.
Graveside services will be held 11 am Wednesday October 12 2016 at Ft. Custer National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the D.A.V. Arrangements by Redmond Funeral Home 4100 S. Westnedge Ave. Kalamazoo MI.