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DALE GILBERT


1962 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
DALE GILBERT Obituary
DALE GILBERT Dale Steven Gilbert passed away suddenly and peacefully, in the backyard of his home, in St. George, Utah, Aug. 2, 2017, at the age of 55. Dale was born June 1, 1962, in Las Vegas to Kay S. and Steve L. Gilbert. He was raised in Las Vegas and graduated from Western High School in 1980. He married Nov. 29, 1980, his sweetheart, of 37 years, Patricia Elizabeth Arendt. After graduation, Dale continued on to "hard knocks university," which he continued to attend until his death. Although Dale was a native Nevadan, he also lived in California, raised his family in Cedar City, Utah and lived in St. George. He made his living in construction, mining and consulting. His work took him all over the world. He worked hard and he played limitedly when his family and friends who insisted he take time to enjoy some of his favorite things which included golf, snowmobiling and scuba diving. He tried finding time to enjoy every day life and that included swimming with "de boys," loved his dogs and staying current on the status of his team, the Miami Dolphins. With all of his professional accomplishments, nothing made him prouder than his kids, his grandkids, his nieces, his nephews and all of their accomplishments. He encouraged each of them to chase their dreams. Dale could be counted on to tease or dish out some of the best advice to be found anywhere. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; his mother-in-law; and his father-in-law. Dale is survived by his wife, Patti Arendt Gilbert; son, Keith Gilbert (Aimee) of Cedar City, Utah, and their children, Kailey and Kaden; daughter, Brandy Gilbert (Chris) of Fayetteville, Ark. ,and their children, Bishop and Whit; mother, Kay Scott Paxson (Larry); father, Steve L. Gilbert (Cyndi); sister, Dana Vanderpool (Dean) and their son, Donovan; several nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, and brothers-in-law. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. (Mountain Standard Time) Saturday, August 12, in the Green Room at Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, Utah 84738. Service will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Tuacahn Amphitheatre. Burial will follow at 4 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) at Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89123. Reception with friends and family will immediately follow at Destiny Church of Las Vegas, 7540 Dean Martin Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89139. Arrangements are under the direction of Hughes Mortuary, 1037 East 700 South, St. George, Utah, (435) 674-5000. Please visit www.hughesmortuary.com to sign guestbook and leave condolences. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Intermountain Therapy Animals, www.therapyanimals.org (801) 272-3439
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