Ralph Gilbert

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LindenServices for Ralph W. Gilbert, 83, of Linden will be 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at the First Baptist Church of Linden with Bro. Jackie Stanfield officiating. Burial will be in Linden Cemetery, with military honors, under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc. Visitation will be Tuesday night from 6 :00 to 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Mr. Gilbert was born March 26, 1924, in Linden, Texas to Robert A. and Mary Clyde Savage Gilbert. He died March 23, 2008 at his residence. He was a World War II Veteran, a member of First Baptist Church of Linden, a member of Linden Lion's Club, a charter member of the Linden Hospital Board of Directors and retired owner of Gilbert Lumber Company. He is survived by his wife Lou Neva Gilbert of Linden; two sons and two daughters-in-law: Ron and Joy Gilbert of Tyler, Texas and Dennis and Kathy Gilbert of Linden, Texas; five grandsons and four granddaughters-in-law Greg and Moriah Gilbert, Matthew Gilbert, Kevin and Kristy Gilbert, Mark and Renee' Gilbert and Clay and Kristen Gilbert, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and other relatives. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.com.

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  1. I am so sorry that I cannot be there. You are all in my heart and prayers. I love you Aunt Lou!

  2. Our deepest sympathy to you and of your family.Love,Dickie LundyDover Lundy BieryDaniel LundyJessica Howell Lundy

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. My prayer is that God's comfort will sustain you.

  4. We are so very sorry for your loss. Should there be anything we can do, please call.Know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.InHis Love,John and Jackie

  5. Lou Neva and family, we remember Ralph with fondness and friendship over many years.Our prayers, love and best thoughts are with you. David and Helen Stanley Ferrell

  6. Mr. Gilbert was a fine Christian man who will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Mr. Gilbert was a fine man, and he will be missed.

  8. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I'll always remeber what a fine Christian man Mr. Gilbert was, and how he always had a smile on his face and joy in his heart.

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