Memorial services will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel at 7p.m.with Brother Bennie Benjamin officiating.
Visitation with the family will begin at 5p.m. until time of service.
Mr. Gilbert was born on February 22, 1941, to the late Reed Gilbert and Cleo Carroll Gilbert in Manchester, TN, and was in the United States Air Force in the Korean War. He was employed as a truck driver.
Mr. Gilbert is survived by his son John Thomas Gilbert of Manchester, sister, Frances Armitage and brother Reed Gilbert, both of Tullahoma.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Gilbert is preceded in death by one brother, Robert Gilbert.
For those who wish to make memorial donations, the family request those be made to The Manchester Animal Shelter or the “No Kill Manchester” at 156 Freedom Dr., Manchester, TN 37355.
Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gilbert family.