07/15/2017 | Marvin Gilbert (KD8GPF) Special Event
Jul 15-Jul 16, 0800Z-1600Z, W8M, Marysville, OH. W8UCO ARC (Union County Amateur Radio Club). 3.840, 7.240, 14.240. Certificate. Marvin Gilbert Special Event (W8M/KD8GPF), 24581 Sandusky Rd, Richwood, OH 43344.
Commemorating 57 years of public service with Civil Defense/Union County Emergency Management Agency . Marvin C. Gilbert was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church, serving on various boards at the church, a member the Marysville Evening Lion’s Club, the American Legion Post 79, served with the Union County Civil Defense and Union County EMA for 57 years, 25 of those years as Chief. He was also a committee member for the Marysville High School Hall of Fame, was a board member of the American Red Cross and a member of the Union County Republican Club, serving as Treasurer and Central District Committeeman. He enjoyed playing Dart Ball for over 50 years and getting together for his Wednesday afternoon card club but most of all, he cherished his granddaughter and attending her activities, never missing a soccer or softball game. A graduate of Marysville High School, Marvin served in the National Guard, worked 42 years at O.M. Scott’s, retiring as a shipping manager. Born July 9, 1941 in Marysville. On May 2, 1965, he married his wife of 51 years, Sharon (Wasserbeck) and she survives in Marysville. Also surviving is his son, Brad (Tara) Gilbert of Marysville; his granddaughter, Emma Karen Gilbert of Marysville
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Time: 1200Z to 2000Z (8am - 4pm EST) Sat and Sun
Call Sign: W8M
Location: EMA Station 720, 435 North Maple St, Marysville, OH
Please stop by EMA Station 720 for fellowship and to operate the special event station.