Gilbert Lee Carickhoff
Gilbert Lee Carickhoff
  • April 2, 1936 - April 21, 2017
  • Middlebrook, Virginia

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Gilbert Lee "Gil" Carickhoff, 81, of Middlebrook, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at his home in McKinley.
Gil was born in Elkton on April 2, 1936. He graduated from Fishburne Military School and soon married Joan Cushman on December 17 1954 in Falls Church. Gil was a business owner (T-N-T Truck and Van Acc.) dairy farmer, electrician, and for most of his life he was a classic car restorer/enthusiast. He was also a member of the Shenandoah Valley Cruisers.
Gil was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Adele Carickhoff, and is survived by his wife, Joan Carickhoff; children, Jody Poole and husband, Charlie, Wayne Carickhoff and wife, Lisa, James Carickhoff and Emily Carickhoff; grandchildren, Steven and Josh Poole, Jason Carickhoff and Erica Weaver, and Jennifer Carickhoff; great-grandchildren, Gracie, Kallie and Sadie, Olivia and Sean, Easton, Elijah, Evelyn and Emma, and Alexis.
All services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a donation to the ASPCA or local animal shelter.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.
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