Dr. Verne Ephram Gilbert was an avid bicyclist. Sunday afternoon Gilbert died doing what he loved.
Gilbert was out riding his bicycle when he was involved in an accident with a small sport-utility vehicle.
Gilbert, who lived in Oak Ridge, died as a result of his injuries. He was 85.
“He was in great shape and was pursuing his love of cycling, when he was struck by a car,” Gilbert’s obituary said.