Hubert T. “Spoon” Gilmore Jr., age 61, of Somerset passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Hubert was born on May 27, 1955 in Somerset, KY to the late Hubert T. Gilmore Sr. and Ada Marie Johnson Gilmore. He loved to fish, working on cars, puzzles and was an avid UK basketball fan. Hubert was of the Christian faith.

He is survived by a son, Charles Gilmore, of Somerset; brothers, Fred (and Marsha) Gilmore, of Somerset, George W. Johnson, of Somerset; sisters, Patricia L. (and James) Hay, of Somerset, Rose (and Donald) Slaughter, of Somerset, Minnie Peyton, of Knoxville, TN; grandchildren, Monique Cook, Isiah Gilmore, Preston Gilmore, Dominique Gilmore, Charles Gilmore, Ricky Gilmore and Journey Gilmore; and a host a nieces and nephews.

Hubert is preceded in death by his parents and a brothers, Samuel Gilmore, Danny Patterson.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12:00 noon at the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bishop Eric Barnes officiating. Burial will be in the Southern Oaks Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Hubert Gilmore Memorial Fund c/o Southern Oaks Funeral Home, 2110 West Hwy 914, Somerset, KY 42503.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.