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The Best Damn Band In The Land - The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni

John Harland Gilcrest, Jr

July 8, 1938 - September 8, 2019

John Harland Gilcrest, Jr. age 81, Sunday, September 8, 2019 Brookdale Assisted Living. Retired as a CPA for the State of Ohio. Graduate of Ohio State University. He was a past member of the Alumni band and had the honor of dotting the "I" in 1996. Member of Masonic Lodge. Preceded in death by wife, Joan Gilcrest; daughter, Karen Gilcrest; brothers, Ken, Bill, and Warren "Uncle Shorty" Gilcrest. Survived by son, John Gilcrest; niece, Toni Gilcrest; great nephew, Bill Gilcrest; friends at Brookdale Assisted Living; other loving family and friends. Funeral service will be held Thursday 12:00 Noon Chapel at Union Cemetery 1720 Sunset Blvd, Steubenville. Interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The National Parkinson Foundation of Ohio.

John was a member of the marching band in 1956. He played sousaphone in K-row.