Ray Gilbert Obituary, Death – Ray Gilbert, who was a Life Member and served as a Fire Police Lieutenant, passed away not too long ago, and his family has only recently learnt of his passing away. He was a member of the Fire Police for many years. After learning of the demise of Life Member and Active Fire Police Lt. Ray Gilbert, the West Whiteland Fire Company is in a state of deep sadness. Gilbert had spent a significant amount of time working for the organization.
Ray passed away in the comfort of his own home on December 17, 2022, after a brief but long battle with disease. He had been surrounded by calm and quiet for the last few hours of his life. He had 62 years under his belt. Ray served the West Whiteland Fire Company throughout his incredible 53-year tenure as a devoted member of the organization. During that time, Ray was also active in the fire department.
During that period of time, he worked for the company in a variety of roles, including those of fireman, engineer, fire police officer, and fire police lieutenant. He also served as a fire police officer. Additionally, he worked for the fire department as a police officer. During this time period, the West Whiteland Fire Company was accorded a great deal of recognition and respect as a direct result of the leadership that he provided in his role as president of the company.