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John Gilbert

February 23, 1972 - May 14, 2017


Sayre, Pennsylvania

Date of Death:

May 14, 2017



Birth Date:

February 23, 1972

Birth Place:

Shreveport, LA

Service Information:

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY  14892



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John Gilbert

John E. “Cowboy” Gilbert, 45, of Sayre passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Robert Packer Hospital after a brave battle with cancer.

He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, John Allen & Lorene Cobb; and paternal grandparents, Slim & Enid Gilbert.

 Cowboy is survived by his mother and step-father, Esther Meyers and Clyde Terrell of LA; fiancé, Brandy Foote of Sayre; children, Casey Gilbert Walters of Sayre, and Haley Gilbert of LA,  Lacey Foote and Dallas Hall of Sayre; grandchildren, Dante Walters and Celeste Gilbert; 2nd mom, Elizabeth Passenger; half brothers, William and Michael Gilbert of LA; special relatives, Mark Wells, Liana Cook and Mark Raymond; fiancé’s mother, Karen VanNorman; along with numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Cowboy enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking and spending time with his family and friends.  He loved his animals and causing trouble for his Momma.  He was “Superman”!

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Cowboy will be on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 1 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly with Rev. Gary Culver officiating.  Those wishing to send a private message of sympathy to Cowboy’s family by visiting our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

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