April 19, 1932 - March 16, 2022
Gilbert C. Inman, age 89, of Ira Township passed away on March 16, 2022 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township. Gilbert, known to most friends and colleagues by his nickname “Dee”, was born and raised in Arkansas. He enlisted in the Air Force in March of 1951and was stationed at Selfridge Air Force Base. On April 24, 1955 he married Grace Plague, they resided in Algonac and Ira Township. After active duty Dee joined the Air Force Reserves and serving for 39 years. Dee worked as an aircraft mechanic on jet aircraft, and as a flight engineer on C-119, HC-97, and HC-130 aircraft serving with the 403rd Troop Carrier Wing and 305th Air Rescue Squadron. In 1981 Gilbert became the First Sergeant of the 305th and retired in 1992. During that time Dee was also a civilian Federal employee of the Department of the Army, retiring as an equipment specialist in 1990 from the Army Tank-Automotive Command in Warren, MI Dear father of James Inman and Tim (Linda) Inman. Dear brother of Helen (the late Marvin) Moritz and Robert (Dorothy) Inman. Dear brother-in-law of Margery (the late William) Eick. Dear uncle of Tom Eick, Mike Eick, Dan Eick, Patricia Eick, Karen Eick Keller, Julie Moritz Moss, Joni Inman Dintleman, Kim Inman Dyer and Robin Inman Voegle. Dee is also survived by step-granddaughters Corinne and Colette Roye, and step-grandsons Craig and Dean Schmitt. Dee was preceded in death by his beloved wife Grace, his parents Gilbert M. Inman and Mary Jane (Thurgood) Inman, and his niece Debbie Moritz. Dee was very active at St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Baltimore, MI. He enjoyed travel, country music, western movies and TV series, watching baseball, football and hockey, playing golf and euchre, and visiting with friends and family. Visitation 1:30 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2022 at Wasik Funeral Home - Gendernalik Chapel, 35259 23 Mile Road, New Baltimore, MI. Instate 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service, Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 51161 Maria, New Baltimore, MI. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Gilbert C. Inman, age 89, of Ira Township passed away on March 16, 2022 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township. Gilbert, known to most friends and colleagues by his nickname “Dee”, was born and raised in Arkansas. He enlisted... View Obituary & Service Information
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