Passed away at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. GILBERT LYNNE, of Petrolia was in his 81st year. He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years Marilyn (nee Butler). He was a loved father to Ila and Ed Barnes of Dawn Township, James and Valerie Lynne of Wasaga Beach, and Ernest and Bonita Lynne of Oil Springs, and the loved grandfather of Angela Barnes, Greg (Candice) Lynne, Richie (Tara) Shand, Crystal (Ryan) Polywkan, Julie Gravel, Michael Gravel, Osean Gravel, and Marty Gravel, and his twenty-three great grandchildren. Gilbert is predeceased by his parents Peter and Annie Lynne and his sisters Verna Beaudin and Jean Mills. Visitors will be received on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Oil Springs Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.