William Paul Gilbreath

December 31, 1967 ~ January 11, 2019 (age 51)

William Paul Gilbreath 51, Rochester, Indiana, Passed away at 7:21 P.M. Friday January 11, 2019 at his residence.

He was born on December 31, 1967 in Indianapolis, Indiana and lived most of his life in the Indianapolis area before moving to Rochester in 2011. On March 4, 1995 in Indianapolis, Indiana, he married Cynthia Burke and she survives.

Mr. Gilbreath had worked at Maingate, Indianapolis and owned and operated To-A-Tee Screen Printing, Indianapolis. Upon moving to Rochester, he worked at Team Pride for many years. He was currently working for B.C.I. Defense in Bremen, Indiana. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, photography, guns, loved nature, cars and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Gilbreath, Rochester, Indiana, children, Ashley Gilbreath, Indianapolis, Indiana, Dakota (Jessica Follrod) Gilbreath, Huntington Beach, California, Zane Gilbreath, Rochester, Indiana, parents, Karen and Skip Gilbreath, Indianapolis, Craig and Donna Sheets, Indianapolis, Indiana, siblings, Larry Gilbreath, Indianapolis, Indiana, Nicole Sheets, Nineveh, Indiana, Michael and wife Tammy Sheets, Nineveh, Indiana, Diana Woods, Indianapolis, Indiana, Lisa Gilbreath, Indianapolis, Indiana, mother-in-law, Gwen Burke, Brownsburg, Indiana, brother-in-law, Richard and wife Carri Burke, Indianapolis, Indiana, sisters-in-law, Lisa (Matt Hamstra) Starnes, North Salem, Indiana and Carie Reagan, Brownsburg, Indiana, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Thomas Burke in 2010.

A Church service in his memory will take place at 4:00 P.M.  Friday January 18, 2019 at The Cross Church, Rochester, Indiana. Friends may visit from 3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Wildlife Federation, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston, Virginia 20190. Arrangements by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Online condolences may be expressed at

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