U.S Army, Vietnam Veteran, Allan Roland Gilbert, 80, Passes Away
By Space Coast Daily // June 15, 2012
BREVARD COUNTY • INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, FLORIDA — Allan Roland Gilbert, 80, of Indian Harbour Beach, born 15 March 1932 in Cornville, Maine, passed away on Wednesday, June 13th 2012.
He was a graduate of Old Orchard Beach High, class of 1950.
He retired after 24 years in the US Army attaining the rank of Master Sergeant in the field of communications. Tours of combat duty include Vietnam.
He also retired in 1997 from Harris Corporation after 20 years.
He was a life member of the Melbourne Elks and the V.F.W.
Allan is survived by his wife Priscilla of 59 years, 4 sons Dennis (Nancy), Thomas (Katharine), Kenneth (Susan), James (Luz), 5 grandchildren Miranda, Devonne, Gene, Jennifer, James Allan and 5 great grandchildren and 2 brothers Carl and G. John.
A celebration of his life will be held Monday, June 18th at Beach Funeral Home, 1689 S. Patrick Drive, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida., the viewing will be held from 10;00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. followed by a service at 11:00 a.m.
Condolences may be sent to beachfuneralhome.com.