Ruford Gilbert, Sr.

Augusta, GA – Mr. Ruford Kyle Gilbert, Sr., 75, husband of Lena Newman Gilbert entered into rest Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Doctor’s Hosptial.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Saturday, August 4, 2012 in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Randall Whitaker officiating. Burial will be on Monday, August 6, 2012 at 11:00 A.M., graveside in the Geraldine Cemetery, Geraldine, AL.
He was preceeded in death by his son Billy Joe Gilbert.
Others survivors include his children, Linda Smith (Jack) of Dearing, Ruford K. Gilbert, Jr., (Rossalind) of Jackson, SC, Theresa Soper (Scott) of Harlem, Bobby Gilbert (Dee) of Hephzibah, Margaret Gilbert of Dearing, Tammy Wilkes (Terry) of Martinez, Julie Grubbs (Richard) of Augusta and Josh Raymond Gilbert of Augusta; brothers, Gayle Gilbert of Decatur, AL and Donnie Gilbert of Geraldine, AL; grandchildren, Jack, Elizabeth, Christopher, Christian, Chase, Dalton and Gavin.
Mr. Gilbert was born in Geralding, AL to the late Boyd and Jewell Tidmore Gilbert. He was a retired self-employed cotton gin repairman. The family said he loved his dog Missy. He was of the baptist faith.
The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.

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