2018-10-10 / Obituaries

Bobby Gilbert


Bobby Gilbert Sr. passed away Oct. 1, 2018.

Mr. Gilbert was born in Early County, June 25, 1942, to the late Elijah Gilbert “Pete” and Mary Lee Moorman.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his father, Elijah Gilbert; his mother, Mary Moorman; one sister, Argentina Gilbert; and a son, Jimmy Gilbert.

Survivors include four sons, Eddie Gilbert and wife Tammie, Bobby Gilbert Jr. and Tawanda Sparrow, Alonza Gilbert and Jimmy Gilbert; four daughters, Barbara Ann Barber and Robert, Donna Hodo, Loretta Henderson and Victor Henderson, and Katrina Gilbert; 23 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Oct. 6, 2018, at 3 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church, with Pastor Eddie Gilbert officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery.

Peoples Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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