Home: Centerville, Utah
Death Date: August 12, 2017
Birthdate: September 15, 1952
Place Of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah
Service Information: Saturday, August 19, 2017 6:00 PM
Service Location: Starks Funeral Parlor
Kaylana and family. We are so fortunate to have become friends with you and Gilbert. Gilbert became, in short order, a great friend and mentor to me, Jim. Someone who I could reach out to and trust to give me great advice and encouragement. Although we did not get to see each other often, we always looked forward with anticipation to spending time with our dear friends Gilbert and Kaylana, even having the pleasure of meeting and spending time with Armani as well. When we go to Columbus next month there will be a Gilbert sized space that will always be there and I know he will be watching the rest of us "code folks" to see that we are carrying on his legacy of good work, dedication, integrity and good will. I believe I'll see his smile when I think of my great friend. The first time I met Gilbert he said to me, "stick with me, I'll show you around". Thank you for showing me around, it has been such a great privilege. Ride On my friend Ride On!
Jim & Debbie Sayers
Maureen & Bernadette,
I'm truly sorry for your loss.
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.
I knew Gilbert in his professional life and know that he will be missed by everyone he made acquaintances with. My prayers and thoughts to you his family.
Salt Lake City (West Valley City), UT
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Gilbert has been a mentor to the "Code Industry". He took people by the arm , as he led by example. My association will be cherished along with all who have known Gilbert. It has been amazing to be part of the the Utah International Code Council Chapter were his legacy will be remembered with the "Gilbert Gonzales Service Award"
Corey & Alison Coleman
Firestone , CO
I worked with Gilbert on the Habitat for Humanity Building Committee. He was such a great help, and a joy to be around.
Vaya con Dios mi amigo
Salt Lake City, UT
Kaylana and family:
We all have lost a bright shinning star. Gilbert knew how to relate to all people. He knew how to command respect because he respected everyone. I never heard him say a discouraging word. He lifted people up and these things are what made Gilbert a great leader. His example will live with me forever.
Bryan M. Romney
Oh my....I'm so sorry to hear this. What a great man he was. He was one of the first people I ever met at an ICC event; we bonded immediately and he became a very dear friend. My heart goes out to his family and everyone else who is mourning his loss.
I was fortunate to served on an ICC committee with Gilbert.
What an inspirational person that impacted so many people. I will always cherish the memories of the time spent with him.
God bless the family and friends.
You are in my payers.
Grove City, OH