JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Robert Eugene "Rocky" Gilbert

 
Robert E. "Rocky" Gilbert, 34, of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:17 pm 
Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the manager of the Pioneers 
Quartet, and secretary-treasurer of the Muscular Dystrophy foundation 
in Mt. Vernon. 

He was employed as a teller at the Bank of Illinois in Mt. Vernon. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Thursday at Myers Chapel. 
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. 

Friends may call at Myers Chapel after 6pm Wednesday. 

He was born in Mt. Vernon on July 7, 1940, the son of William A. and 
Alice L. (Cluck) Gilbert. 

Mr. Gilbert was a member of the Church of Bethesda. 

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William A. Gilbert, of 
Mt. Vernon; a brother, Bill, of Mt. Vernon; and three sisters, Mrs. 
Nadine Jenkins and Mrs. Catheline Gibbs, both of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Dueene 
Shields, of Loves Park. 



Date: July 1974  
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by; Ron Gilbert

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