He was a member of Good Springs Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by by his devoted wife of 65 years, Ethel Mae Gilbert. He is survived by his two daughters, Fay Gilbert and Alberta McCaleb (Paul W.); grandson Hunter Lee
McCaleb (Caitlyn); great granddaughter Hadlee McCaleb; and a sister, Emma Jean Oglesby.
Funeral services will be held at Bell Funeral home in Forestdale at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 in the chapel. The visitation will be from 1:30 til 3 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest at Good Springs Church of Christ Cemetery in Walker County. Services will be officiated by Bro. Ronnie Hayes and Bro. William Tittle.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Indian Creek Youth camp at 7855 Pleasant Field Road Oakman, AL 35579.
Bell Funeral Home, Forestdale; 205-798-2890