Terry Dean Gilbert, 67, passed away on Nov. 11, 2019, at his home in Blue Springs.

Terry was born Sept. 11, 1952, to Otis and Donis (Budd) Gilbert in El Dorado Springs.

He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1970.  After spending 3 years in the US Army, Terry attended Southwest Missouri State University for 3 years before working as an electrical lineman.  He traveled all over the Midwest, building and maintaining power lines until settling in the Kansas City area to continue his career as a lineman until his retirement.

He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and he was always reading a book.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents, Otis and Donis Gilbert and brothers Ronald and Richard Gilbert.

He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Lyna (Robison) Gilbert; two sons, David and wife, Danielle; and Jason and wife, Christina; five grandchildren – Anna, Aidan, Benjamin, Matthew and Samuel; two brothers, Curtis and Kenny; one sister, Judy; and numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Terry will be greatly missed by all of his family.

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