WATER VALLEY — Bruce Gilbert, 89, of Water Valley died at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at his home.
He was a farmer, a construction worker, and had worked for the Illinois Central Railroad. He was part-owner of Gilbert Excavating. He was a member of Cuba Baptist Church.
He is survived by one son, Marvin Gilbert of Water Valley; one daughter, Suzanne Adams of Water Valley; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel C. Gilbert; two brothers, and two grandchildren. His parents were Will and Cora Farmer Gilbert.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield with the Revs. Glynn Copeland and Vinnie Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Cuba Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at the funeral home.