In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Maylene Burleson; and three brothers, Wayne, Ellis, and Kenneth Gilbert.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Eva Crow Gilbert of Brilliant; one daughter, Pam Self and her husband, Tim of Jasper; two grandchildren, Jeremy and Katie Self; one sister, Brenda Vickery and her husband, Jimmy of Brilliant; one brother, Davis Gilbert and his wife, Sybil of Brilliant; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at 11 a.m. from the McGraw Memorial Chapel of Miles Funeral Home. Danny Williams and Joe Tolbert officiating. Burial to follow in the Goldmine Cemetery with Miles Funeral Home of Winfield directing the service.
Miles Funeral Home, Winfield: 205-487-6405