Derrick Gilbert, age 46, of Athens, formerly of Cumming, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church and had a distinguished career with the Georgia Department of Corrections for 24 years. Derrick was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Gene Gilbert Sr.
He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Linda Gilbert of Athens; mother and stepfather, Nancy and Cloys Milford of Cumming; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bobby Gene Gilbert Jr. and Tracy of Cumming, Jamie Joseph Gilbert and Brenna of Cumming; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Ellen Harris of Athens; nieces, Morgan Gilbert and Gracie Gilbert; nephews, Robert Harris (Heather) and Stephen Harris; great-niece, Anna Harris.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 6, at 11 a.m. at Coal Mountain Baptist Church, with the Rev. Danny Bennett officiating. Interment will follow at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Monday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, May 6, from 9 a.m. until hour of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the
, or to the animal rescue organization of your choice.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.