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Cletus Harold GilbertPassing: August 3, 2018


Mitchell Cemetery

Graveside Service

Tuesday, August 7th @ 1:00 pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, August 7th @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Tuesday, August 7th @ 1:00 pm

BEDFORD – Cletus Harold Gilbert, 72, passed away suddenly Friday, August 3, 2018, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born May 8, 1946, in Martin County, he was the son of Leo and Elzina (Blake) Gilbert.  He married Anne Wambold April 12, 2013.

Cletus retired from Otis Elevator.  He attended the First Presbyterian Church and enjoyed tinkering, and being outdoors.  He loved to hunt mushrooms and fish.

Cletus was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.

Anne Gilbert of Bedford
Donnie Gilbert of Valparaiso
Cletus Gilbert, Jr., of Florida
Daniel Gilbert of Mitchell
Shane Gilbert of Bloomfield
14 grandchildren
  1 great grandson

His parents and siblings, John Gilbert, Charlie Gilbert, David Gilbert, Bobby Gilbert, Mary Jones, Juanita Marshall, Opal Gordon, and Hazel Pemberton preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, at Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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4 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Michael & Donna Villarreal | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 7, 2018
    Our prayers are with you. Cletus was one of our neighbors on S. 7th St.
  2. Guest: Peggy Julian | Springville
    Date: August 6, 2018
    Anne, I am so sorry about Cletus. I will miss him. Prayers and sympathy to you and the family.
  3. Guest: Gary and Bonnie Cousineau | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: August 4, 2018
    So sorry Anne to hear about the passing of Cletus. He was so happy when he meant you. Always had a smile for everyone. Our deepest sympathies go out to you.
  4. Guest: Karin DuBois | BEDFORD
    Date: August 4, 2018
    I am so terribly sorry for your loss! He was a dear member of our church who will be missed tremendously. Prayers of comfort for all family and friends at this tragic time.