13 Years on City Council
3:22 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Macomb Alderman Passes Away

Macomb Third Ward Alderman Lou Gilbert died Thursday. The city says funeral arrangements have not been finalized.

Lou Gilbert at the Tri States Public Radio studios
Credit Rich Egger

“As a Councilman, Lou was a dedicated public servant and as a colleague, he was a thoughtful, considerate gentleman,” said Mayor Mike Inman in a statement issued by the city.

Gilbert was first elected in 2001.  He was Chair of the Public Transportation Committee and Vice Chair of the Public Works Committee.

Gilbert was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked professionally as a painter.

UPDATE: Visitation will be Sunday, May 25, noon - 2:00 pm at Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home, 201 West Carroll St in Macomb, with the funeral service following.