Billie Mason Gilbert age 90 of Belleview, FL passed away peacefully Friday, October 8th, 2021 at Brandley Hospice House. He was the oldest brother born January 10th, 1931 in Russell County Virginia to Ralph E. and Lena Gladys Gilbert.
He is survived by one son and wife Wade and Linda Gilbert of Ennice, NC; grandson and wife Glenn and Kim Gilbert; great-granddaughter Ashleigh Gilbert of Mt. Airy, NC; sisters Phyllis Keene of Romney, WV, Faye and Carl Crawford of Manassas, VA, and Charlotte Lewis of Manassas, VA; and many nieces and nephews. Billie is preceded in death by his parents; wife Catherine Gilbert; brother Burl Gilbert; sisters Gaynell Howell, Violet Combs, Lorraine Crutchfield and Sharon Peacher.
Mr. Gilbert retired from Aberdeen Proving Ground in Harford County Maryland after 41 years of service. He proudly served our country during the Korean Conflict in the US Army. He was a loving father and grandfather who was loved by his family and will be deeply missed.
Visitation will be Tue., Oct. 12, 2021 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM at HIERS-BAXLEY Funeral Services-Belleview, 5946 Southeast Robinson Road, Belleview, FL 34402. US Army honors will be rendered at graveside service on Wed., Oct. 13, 2021 12:30 PM at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Sentiments may be left online at www.hiers-baxley.com.