MOLINE — Gilbert A. Huber, 74, of Moline, passed away suddenly Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Trinity Rock Island.

Services are 11 a.m. Thursday in the Horizon Room at Trimble Funeral Home at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th St., Moline. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Memorials may be made to Honor Flight of the Quad-Cities.

He was born Oct. 6, 1942, in Hillsboro, Illinois, the son of Carl Gilbert and Kathleen (Slagel) Huber. He married Carol Hull on Dec. 24, 1986, in Rock Island. He had previously been married to Patricia Young.

Gil served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He then served in the Army National Guard in Galva, Illinois, and in the Army Reserves in Rock Island and Davenport. He was honored recently to travel with the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

He was a machinist at the Rock Island Arsenal, where he also was a reserve police officer. He also worked security several places including Stateville Penitentiary and 17 years at the iWireless Center.

He enjoyed genealogy and working with computers, was a member of the Honda Goldwing Club, and loved his many dogs and cats over the years.

Gil is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Deborah Huber of Clinton, Jennifer (Steven) Meana of Moline, and Jay (Carolyn) Huber of Elgin, Illinois; step-children, Kathleen (Jeffrey) Brands of Moline, Brenda (John) Nelson of Pataskala, Ohio, and Jeremy Hull of Moline; five grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; a sister, Karen (Ron) Masanz of Neenah, Wisconsin, and a brother, Steven (Phyllis) Huber of Rock Island. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visit Gil’s personal tribute page at to share stories and condolences, and light a candle in his memory.

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