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Walter Jacob "Jay" Gerber

July 3, 1932 — April 1, 2023

Noblesville

Walter Jacob "Jay" Gerber

Walter J. Gerber, 90, of Noblesville, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at Heritage Woods of Noblesville.  He was born on July 3, 1932 to Floyd and Edith (Gibbs) Gerber in Noblesville, Indiana.

Jay proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He worked for New York Central, Penn Central, and ConRail holding numerous positions throughout his 25 year career before retirement. Jay had a great love for flying his Cherokee Piper plane. He enjoyed watching NASCAR racing and western movies. 

Jay is survived by his children, Randy (Debbie) Gerber, Greg (Cheryl) Gerber, Cyndi (Rob) Lattimer, and Wally (Ann) Gerber; sister, Janice Wills; brother, James Gerber; 11 grandchildren, Matt Gerber, Brad Gerber, Ryan Gerber, Andy Gerber, Kylie Roberts, Kendre Abshier, Eric Gerber, Kelly Stetzel, Kyle Roberts, Jake Gerber, and Nick Gerber; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Jean Gerber; granddaughter, Randi Sue Gerber; and his siblings, Joe Gerber, Josphine Pryor, Jeanette Murphy, Joan Rich, and Juanita Nosler.

Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, with services at 7:00 pm, on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan Street, in Noblesville.  Burial will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 8430 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631 (www.alz.org/indiana); or Transitions Hospice and Palliative Care - Indiana, 8435 Keystone Crossing, Suite 108, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240 (https://transitionscare.com).

Condolences:  www.randallroberts.com

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