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Lloyd Earl Gilbert

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Lloyd Earl Gilbert

Lloyd Earl Gilbert, 84, of Tonkawa, OK, died at the OU Medical Center, on April 1, 2021.

Lloyd grew up on a farm outside of Lamont, OK, where he attended school. He graduated from Northern Oklahoma College. He then attended Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg,KS, on an athletic scholarship. He participated in track and varsity football and was proud to be a gorilla. He obtained a BS and a Master’s Degree.

He was a coach and administrator early in his career. He was also a flight instructor and taught flight classes.

He is survived by: his wife, Jean (Frudy); son, Tim, of the U.K.; daughter, Schley and her husband, Kevin Leven, of Tonkawa; grandsons; Jett Wenslet, Ben Leven, both of Tonkawa; granddaughters, Cindy Gilbert of Wichita KS, Heather Nolis; great-grandson, Amber, of Renton, WA; brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Iva Gilbert.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Bradley; brothers, Rex and Bill; sister-in-law, Jane Frudy.

He will be missed by his family and his dog, Hank.

No services have been planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W. Grand Ave., Ponca City, OK 74601.