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Gilbert Leroy Downing

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“I knew Gilbert through football at AHS. He was a senior and I was a sophomore. I was a big guy, and normally played tackle, but the coach wanted the...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: David Allen - Rochester, MN

“To the Downing family.We are so sorry for your loss.Our condolences along with lots of Prayers are with you & your family.Just remember there will be...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We had so many fun times with Gilbert so much laughter. You will be missed but not forgotten. Love...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: - Olathe, KS

“Rest in Peace Gilbert, you will be missed! ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Gay Garvin Dame & Family

“Thoughts and prayers for your family.I remember all the good times we had, you and Eric teasing me. Gonna miss that sweet smile and that funny laugh...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Grew up runnin' with Gilbert. What a character!! Loved him like a brother. In over 50 years, I don't ever remember skin color being discussed. I wasn...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Mark Dierking - Palm Harbor, FL

“Thoughts and prayers to all the family ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Beth Gonzales - Atchison, KS

“You'll forever be in my heart. Gone but never forgotten. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Rona Jennings-Downing - Shawnee, KS

“A lot of good times and memories my friend. May you rest in peace with all the friends and family that have already crossed over. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Mark Huber - Sacramento, CA

Gilbert was born on May 7, 1955 and passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

Gilbert was a resident of Kansas at the time of passing.

Visitation will be held 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM followed by funeral scheduled for 1:00 PM Thursday, February 15 at Ebenezer Baptist, Atchison with a reception to follow.

Flowers, condolences and donations may be sent to Arensberg Pruett Funeral Home at 208 N 5th St., Atchison, KS 66002.