Former Whitley County Judge-Executive Leroy Gilbert passed away Thursday at his home at the age of 78.
He served as judge-executive from 1993-1998, and was a life-long member of East Corbin Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Ann Gilbert; one daughter, Lisa Hopkins; and two sons, Lee Gilbert and Steve Gilbert, all of Corbin.
Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. Sunday at O’Neil-Lawson Funeral Home in Corbin. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Pine Hill Cemetery.
For additional information, see Wednesday’s edition of the News Journal.