Gilbert Unangst, 85, of White Stone, Virginia passed away on May 15, 2018. He was a retired U. S. Air Force Pilot.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Tamsin B. Unangst; children, John Unangst (Jane) of White Stone, Virginia, Elizabeth Anne Heller of O'Fallon, Illinois and Steven Gilbert Unangst (Paige) of Beaverton, Oregon; five grandchildren, Christina O'Neil, Gilbert Unangst,Tammie Marlen, Kenneth Heller and Grace Unangst; three great grandchildren, Katie O'Neil, Elena O'Neil and Martin Unangst and a sister-in-law, Trudy Unangst of Weems, Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Hervey Brereton Unangst.
Gilbert graduated with a degree in physics from Penn State University and was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity.
After his retirement from the Air Force, he spent five years with the Department of Social Services and held numerous positions with the County of Lancaster and the Town of Irvington.
He had a great passion for carpentry, woodworking and gemology and he also loved mountain laurel.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p. m. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock, Va. Interment will follow the service at Woodlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kilmarnock-Lancaster Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 333, Kilmarnock, VA 22482 or White Stone Volunteer Fire Department, P. O. Box 272, White Stone, VA 22578.
Arrangements are being handled by Currie Funeral Home and can be viewed online @ curriefuneral.com.