It’s with sadness to announce the passing of Dr. Darryl Dean Gilbert of Leesburg, Virginia. Dr. Gilbert was surrounded by his family when he passed away on January 14, 2019 at Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Gilbert was the pastor of Chapel of the Holy Spirit in Leesburg, VA which is a branch of the Whole Word Fellowship, Oakton, VA where Darryl also served as an Associate Pastor and Minister of Music since 2001 with his wife Dr. Paula Gilbert. Dr. Gilbert and his wife left California when they were called to serve and lead the music ministry at Christian Fellowship Church in Vienna, VA in 1985. During this time, they started a non-profit organization Performing Arts Ministries (PAM) which still exists today and has served the local community, as well as overseas in Jerusalem and the United Kingdom. Dr. Gilbert is survived by his wife, Dr. Paula Gilbert, and children, Kim and Tom Wise, Mark Gilbert and Arlene Olkin, Greg and Kelly Gilbert, Cory and Shauna Seamans, and Olivia and Zack Mabe. Dr. Gilbert is also survived by his many grandchildren, Zack Gilbert, Alex Gilbert and spouse, Carly, David and Jessica Westman along with their two children, Esme and Tre, Tyler Willison, and Alex and Canyon Seamans. Funeral and reception will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Whole Word Fellowship, 10922 Vale Road, Oakton, VA at 3:00 p.m.