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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Dennis Gilbert

Dennis Marvin Gilbert

Sunday, August 10th, 1941 - Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Master Sergeant, Dennis Marvin Gilbert, age 78, of Joplin, passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019 at Freeman Hospital. Dennis, son of the late Roy and Lena (Dugan) Gilbert, was born on August 10, 1941 in Joplin. He was a lifelong resident of the area, graduating from Joplin High School in 1959 and Joplin Jr. College in 1961. In October of 1963 Dennis entered the United States Air Force retiring as Master Sergeant in 1985. He served in Japan, Germany, Guam, Holland, and Turkey. On October 19, 1968 he was united in marriage to Sharon “Kay” Rosenberry, who survives. While living in Lebanon, IL, after retiring from the Air Force, he attended St. Louis Christian College for two years, before moving back to the Joplin area. He attended and graduated from Ozark Christian College in May of 1991 with a Bachelor’s in Biblical Literature. From 1990 until 1996, he was the Minister at Avilla Church of Christ. He was a devoted follower of Jesus and an active member of Central City Christian Church where he served as a deacon, elder, and was a member of the missions committee. He was also a member of TREA (The Retired Enlisted Association) and of the American Legion Post #13. He loved his family and was always proud of their accomplishments. He enjoyed classic cars, and looking at cars on car lots or as he called it, “kickin’ tires,” gardening and art, but received the most enjoyment by being Papa to his nine grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Sharon “Kay” Gilbert; four daughters, Rene` McCarty, and her husband, Ty, of Joplin, Shelley Welch, and her husband, Joe, of Joplin, Gretchen Gilbert, of Carthage, and Teresa Brown, and her husband, Jeremy, of Joplin; two sisters, Sheila Aiken, of Austin, TX, and Sharyn Hood, of Rogersville; and nine grandchildren, Drew Welch, Alec Welch, Jacy Welch, Rily Welch, Grace McCarty, Jack McCarty, Ethan Brown, Maggie Brown, and Seth Brown.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Central City Christian Church with burial and full military honors to follow at Osborne Cemetery in Joplin. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 7th at 5:00 pm at the Mason-Woodard Mortuary in Joplin. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central City Christian Church and may be entrusted to the mortuary.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory, Joplin.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 7th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Thursday, November 7th, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    Address
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Service

    Friday, November 8th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, November 8th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Central City Christian Church
    Address
    783 S. Central City Rd.
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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    Officiant
    Jared Kouba Minister
  • Interment

    Friday, November 8th, 2019 |
    When
    Friday, November 8th, 2019
    Location
    Osborne Memorial Park Cemetery
    Address
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    Joplin, Missouri
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