MARGARETVILLE - Gilbert E. Storey, 76, a lifelong resident of Margaretville, passed away on March 12, 2018, at O'Connor Hospital, Delhi.
Gilbert was born on Feb. 9, 1942, in Margaretville, the son of Clyde and Hilda (Delameter) Storey.
Gil married Ruth Barber at the United Methodist Church in Margaretville. They were married by Ruth's grandfather on July 6, 1963.
He graduated from Margaretville Central School in 1961 and went to work at the Margaretville Telephone Company, where he was employed for 44 years. He enjoyed retirement since 2005.
Gil enjoyed sports, hunting, fishing, gardening, taking care of his honeybees and the most enjoyable of all, following his granddaughter play soccer and softball.
Gilbert is survived by his wife, Ruth Storey; sons and their spouses, Paul and Michelle Storey and David and Carrie Storey; granddaughters, Katelyn and Paisley; grandson, Keegan; brothers, Thomas and Robert; sisters, Elinor and Arleta; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sisters, Arlene and Gloria.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Sunday March 18, at the United Methodist Church, Margaretville.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at the Hynes Funeral Home Margaretville.
Committal prayers will be in the Sanford Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in memory of Gilbert Storey may be made to the Margaretville Fire Department.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.
Published on March 13, 2018