Charles Wade Gilbert

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September 19, 1924 - January 11, 2020
Born in Carbon, TX
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Charles Wade Gilbert of Saint Charles, MO, passed away at the age of 95 on Saturday, January 11, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wrather and Willie Gilbert; and his brother, Joseph Gilbert.

Wade is survived by his beloved wife of sixty years, June Gilbert; his children, Samuel (Elisavet Vrahopoulou) Gilbert, and Alice Gilbert; and his grandchildren Sappho Gilbert and Alexander Gilbert.

Wade worked as a civil and structural engineer for Cabot Engineering, retiring after a successful thirty-eight-year career. He was fascinated by mathematics and greatly enjoyed the work he did with structural engineering. Wade loved to get out into nature and spend time there fishing or hunting. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Memorial contributions may be made in Wade's honor to First St. Charles United Methodist Church.

Guestbook Entries

  1. The Nygaards January 13, 2020 at 1:51 pm - Reply

    candle 7Wade will be missed by many! Our condolence to the family.
    The Nygaard family Robert, Marjorie & John.

  2. Jerry and Claudette January 13, 2020 at 6:41 pm - Reply

    Dear June & family, We enjoyed knowing you and Wade in Sunday School and also spending years in square dance club with you. You’ll be in our thoughts and prayers. ….. Jerry & Claudette

  3. Jerry Thompson January 14, 2020 at 12:23 pm - Reply

    candle 7Wade was a beloved neighbor and I always enjoyed visiting with him & his wife June. He was a true gentleman & will certainly be missed. My condolences to his family. God bless.

  4. (Iris) Carolyn Gilbert January 14, 2020 at 9:50 pm - Reply

    Deepest sympathy to Wade’s family from your cousins. It was such a great pleasure to visit with you for many years at the Gilbert Cousin Reunions in Texas. We will all miss this fine gentleman.
    Sincerely and with love.

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