Paul Turvill
B: 1938-09-19
D: 2019-09-06
View Details
Turvill, Paul
Roger Bossow
B: 1944-05-21
D: 2019-08-22
View Details
Bossow, Roger
Darrel Berg
B: 1920-11-14
D: 2019-08-15
View Details
Berg, Darrel
Shirley McDaniel
B: 1941-04-06
D: 2019-08-09
View Details
McDaniel, Shirley
Christine Szczepaniak
B: 1950-06-24
D: 2019-08-08
View Details
Szczepaniak, Christine
Thelma Wells
B: 1950-03-22
D: 2019-08-06
View Details
Wells, Thelma
Lourdes Sobreo
B: 1946-07-11
D: 2019-08-06
View Details
Sobreo, Lourdes
Leonida Panpan
B: 1953-10-28
D: 2019-08-05
View Details
Panpan, Leonida
Jesse DiDonna
B: 1983-07-15
D: 2019-07-30
View Details
DiDonna, Jesse
Lisa Rozycki
B: 1946-04-22
D: 2019-07-28
View Details
Rozycki, Lisa
Verne Robinson
B: 1924-03-23
D: 2019-07-25
View Details
Robinson, Verne
James Powers
B: 1927-04-01
D: 2019-07-19
View Details
Powers , James
Richard Phillips
B: 1951-01-11
D: 2019-07-18
View Details
Phillips, Richard
AOCM, David Michel, USN (Ret.)
B: 1938-06-01
D: 2019-07-12
View Details
Michel, USN (Ret.), AOCM, David
Rowland Davis
B: 1938-06-26
D: 2019-07-10
View Details
Davis, Rowland
Natasha (Reedy) Divyak
B: 1981-06-12
D: 2019-07-07
View Details
(Reedy) Divyak, Natasha
Leroy "John" Hennrich
B: 1920-02-27
D: 2019-07-01
View Details
Hennrich, Leroy "John"
Hubert Brainard
B: 1923-08-20
D: 2019-07-01
View Details
Brainard, Hubert
William Vest
B: 1969-12-08
D: 2019-06-27
View Details
Vest, William
Deborah Voss
B: 1951-08-01
D: 2019-06-11
View Details
Voss, Deborah
Valerie Wilder
B: 1938-09-11
D: 2019-06-03
View Details
Wilder, Valerie


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1811 NE 16th Ave #A
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Phone: 360-675-3447
Fax: 360-682-2359
Ronald Gilbert

Ronald Harry "Ron" Gilbert

Saturday, June 18th, 1949 - Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Ronald Gilbert, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Ronald Gilbert with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Ronald Harry Gilbert

Ron was born June 18, 1949 in Bakersfield CA. He died December 4, 2018 in Coupeville, WA from complications associated with esophageal cancer.

He was adopted at birth by Jack Gilbert and Roxy May Tucker. At 20 years of age he joined the Army and spent a year in Germany. He was honorably discharged in January of 1973. He moved back to Bakersfield and met the love of his life in June 1979. Sandra and Ron were married March 28, 1980.

Ron had a few careers throughout his life; he was a private investigator, he owned a wireline service, he was a truck driver, but the thing that gave him the most joy in life was his barbershop. It was there he made many friends that became family over the 30 years he was a barber.

After moving to Washington in 2017 to be close to his daughter and grandkids, Ron worked at the Navy Exchange Barbershop for a short time where he made some good friends before his cancer got the best of him. He died at Whidbey Health Medical Center with his wife and daughter by his side telling him how much he was loved. He was taken too soon. He died 69 years young with so much life yet to live.

Those who survive Ron are his wife, and other half, Sandra; daughters Rhonda Wright, Jennifer (James) VanCaster, and Wendy Ragsdale; his Grandchildren Robby and Rosalie Wright, Kristen and Jamie VanCaster, Katherine and Josh Ragsdale; one great Grandson Gordon Corson; and one sister Jeanie.

Preceding Ron in death are his parents, Jack and Roxy; and two sisters, Irma and Patty.

The Gilbert family would like to thank the following for making such an impact on Ron and his family: NAS Whidbey Navy Exchange Family, the EMTs and other staff of Whidbey Health, the Veteran’s Administration, and Wallin Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made out to the Gilbert family’s GoFundMe page online at:

A graveside service will be held at Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 East Bear Mountain Boulevard, Arvin, CA 93203 at 2:00 pm, on Friday, January 11, 2019 with Full Military Honors. A Celebration of Life and luncheon in Ron’s honor will follow at Apostolic Lighthouse Church at: 101 Minner Avenue Bakersfield CA 93308.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Ronald Harry "Ron" Gilbert, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Interment

    Bakersfield National Cemetery
    30338 E Bear Mountain Boulevard
    Arvin, WA 93203
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
A Celebration of Life, in Ron's name, will be held prior to the graveside service at Bakersfield National Cemetery.


  • National Defense Service Medal
  • US Army


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Ronald here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence

Photos & Videos

Photo Album