Obituary for Gilbert Downey
Gilbert Downey, 62, passed away Wednesday, December 13th, 2017. He was born February 2nd, 1955 in Manchester, Kentucky, son of the late Tom and Opal (Edwards) Downey.
Gilbert enjoyed being on his farm and around all his animals. He is survived by one daughter, Kandi (Robert) Bickers; three sons, Oie Downey, Gilbert F. (Amanda) Downey and Bobby (Jessica) Cook; sixteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Geraldine Wooten, Joyce Gross and Lynn Hubbard; two brothers, Oie Downey and John C. Downey. In addition to his parents, Gilbert was preceded in death by two sisters, Lois House and Ollie Samples; one brother, Milton Downey.
Visitation will be Friday from 5-8 PM at Johnson’s Funeral Home, where services will be held on Saturday at 2 PM. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery.