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Obit: WILLIAM GILBERT JR.

Obit: WILLIAM GILBERT JR.

December 7th, 2018 in Obituaries

HOPE, Ark.—William Ebb "Bill" Gilbert Jr., 88, of Crossroads, Ark., died Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in a local nursing home. Mr. Gilbert was born Oct. 9, 1930, in Columbus, Ark. He was a retired truck driver, a member of Washington Baptist Church and a Korean War Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Gilbert of Crossroads; three sons, Eric Gilbert of Crossroads, Steve Gilbert of Woodstock, Ga., and Mark Gilbert of Paradise, Calif.; two stepsons, Rick Barr of Vancouver, Wash., and Dan Barr of Goldsby, Okla.; one stepdaughter, Cindy Lucas of Parker, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. today at Washington Baptist Church with Jimmy Dale officiating under direction of Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home. Visitation will follow services at the church. Online registration is at brazzelfuneralhomes.com.