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Gilbert Marvin DeWitt

March 20, 1929 ~ May 10, 2019 (age 90)
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Gilbert Marvin DeWitt, age 90, of Logansport, passed away Friday May 10, 2019 at 7:20 am in Wesleyan Health Care Center of Marion, IN.

Born March 20, 1929 in Royal Center, IN to the late Everett and Esta (Wieand) DeWitt. On December 12, 1958 in Star City, IN he married Judith Geisler who survives.

Gilbert was a track inspector for Conrail Railroad for 34 years before retiring in May of 1983. He was also a Army Veteran of WW2.

Other survivors include three sons, Derrick DeWitt, Peru; Brian (Kathy) DeWitt, Logansport; Bradley DeWitt, Logansport; two daughters, Sue Walker, Logansport; Keneta (Dennis) Gaillardet, Leesburg, FL; one brother, Wendall (Carolyn) DeWitt, Logansport; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Gilbert was preceded in death by two brothers, six sisters and one son, Bruce Allen DeWitt.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday May 15, 2019 in the Gundrum Funeral Home with Pastor David Bigger officiating. Burial with full military rites will follow at the Idaville Cemetery.

A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 am until time of service on Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to the Bible Holiness Church.

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