Bobby Ray Gilbert

    August 12, 1936  -  September 13, 2009


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Bobby Ray Gilbert, 73, of Lithia Springs, passed away, Sunday, September 13, 2009.
He was born August 12, 1936 in Beckham County, Oklahoma, to the late K.V. and Cora Dill Warton Gilbert. He worked as a Truck Driver for over 40 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a Baptist by faith.

Survivors are his wife, Sue Mashburn Gilbert of Lithia Springs; daughters, Cheryl Wolfe of Oklahoma, and Rhonda Cornelison; sons, Robert Loyd Gilbert of Hauma, Louisiana, Randy Hood of Douglasville, Ronnie Hood of Mableton, Rocky Cornelison of Gainesville, and Rickey Cornelison of Buford, brothers, Frank Gilbert of Geary, Oklahoma, and Allen Gilbert of Wichita, Kansas; fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 2:00 pm from Hightower’s Memorial Chapel with Reverend Marion Webb officiating.

Interment will follow in the Sunrise Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. David Duvall, Tommy McKelvey, Stacey Hood, Brian Bishop, Randy Hood and Ronnie Hood will serve as Pallbearers.

You may share your thoughts and memories in the online guestbook at www.hightowersmemorial.com.

Hightower’s Memorial Chapel, Douglasville, has charge of the arrangements. 770-489-2818.








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Born: August 12, 1936

Place of Birth: Erick, OK

Death: September 13, 2009

Place of Death: Lithia Springs, Georgia

Occupation: Retired Truck Driver of over 40 years


Sue Mashburn Gilbert, Spouse

Robert Loyd Gilbert, Son

Cheryl Wolfe, Daughter

Randy Hood, Son

Ronnie Hood, Son

Rocky Cornelison, Son

Rickey Cornelison, Son

Rhonda Cornelison, Daughter

Frank Gilbert, Brother

Allen Gilbert, Brother

Fourteen grandchildren

Four great grandchildren


K. V. Gilbert, Father

Cora Dill Warton Gilbert, Mother


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Hightower Family Funeral Homes