Funeral services for John Gilbert Chilcote, 74, of McRoberts, were held May 9. Burial was in the McRoberts Cemetery.
Born in Joler, Penn., he was a son of the late Raymond Leader and Inez Edwards Chilcote, and a brother of the late Betty Roahback, Joseph Chilcote, and Edward Chilcote. He died May 5 at Pikeville Medical Center.
He was a retired electrical engineer and worked at the former Westinghouse Defense Center, now Northrop Grumman Corporation. He was a Korean War veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, and was a member of the National Rifle Association, the American Legion, and the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Judy Rose Chilcote; three sons, Jeffery Chilcote, Summersville, S.C., Earl Watson III, Norman, Okla., and Raymond Elbert Chilcote, McRoberts; 10 grandchildren,
Tiffany, Jeffery II, Jacob, Nathan, Michael, Alyssa, Comille, Ella, Griffin, and Emily; four greatgrandchildren, Cadence, Zander, Seddie, and Nathan; two sisters, Patricia Edwards and Charlotte Paterni, both of Glen Burnie, Md.; and two brothers, Raymond Chilcote, Servena Park, Md., and Bruce Chilcote, Mechanicsburg, Penn.