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 Hightowers 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.
Hightowers Memorial Chapel, Douglasville, has charge of the arrangements. 770-489-2818.
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
Four great grandchildren
K. V. Gilbert, Father
Cora Dill Warton Gilbert, Mother
Memorial donations may be made to:
This memorial provided by:
Hightower Family Funeral Homes (Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel, Hightower's Memorial Chapel and Hightower Funeral Home)