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Born in Quakertown, Pennsylvania on Jun. 7, 1933
Departed on Feb. 26, 2020 and resided in Albany, Oregon.

Gilbert “Gib” Spencer Waite
June 7, 1933 - February 26th, 2020
Gilbert “Gib” Waite, 86, of Albany passed away on February 26th, 2020. Born in Quakertown, Pennsylvania on June 7th, 1933 he was one of four children born to William “Joe” and Evelyn “Evie” (Herman) Waite.
Gib moved to Redmond, OR in 1947 with his family and that is where he met the love of his life, Marilyn in 1949. The two were married June 2nd 1951 at Petersons Rock Garden in Redmond and spent 68 years together before his passing. The couple moved to Albany OR the same day they were married. Gib worked a few jobs before settling in as a Press Operator at Northwest Industries and retired after 32 years there. Gib was a 60 year member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He enjoyed spending time with Marilyn and his 4 boys, fishing, hunting, camping & playing poker. He loved researching cars and you could find him on a Sunday afternoon watching a NASCAR race on the television.
Gib is survived by his loving wife Marilyn of Albany, his sons Tim Waite of Albany, Alan Waite (Michelle) of Albany, daughter in law Donna Waite of Albany, grandchildren Misty, Michael, Mindy, Spencer, Mallory, Kacy, Scott, Tianna & Katie. 14 great grandchildren & 2 great-great grandchildren; and sister Beverly Ann Fisher of Albany.
He is preceded in death by both of his parents, his brother Allan Donald Waite, sister Sylvia Louise Fay Thayer, son Wayne Gilbert Waite, son Scott Raymond Waite, & daughter in law LaVonne Waite.

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