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Billy Frank Gilbreath

Funeral services for Billy Frank Gilbreath, 85, of Yantis, are scheduled for 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Lowe Funeral Home with Pastor John Pollard officiating. Burial will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Billy Frank Gilbreath was born in Wood County to Delta and Velma Lois (Cooksey) Gilbreath on June 20, 1931. He lived most of his life in Wood County, where he was a member of Black Oak Baptist Church. Billy was a US Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. He worked for Gilbreath Construction and worked on a dairy for many years.

Billy passed away Sunday evening, October 23, 2016 at his home.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Gilbreath in 2013; and both parents, Delta and Velma Lois Gilbreath.

Survivors include his son, Greg Gilbreath and wife Becky of Yantis; daughter, Vicki Clanton of Quitman; brother, Boyd Gilbreath of Yantis; five grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Todd Gilbreath, Cody Gilbreath, Dustin Clanton, Steven Ingram, Glenn Gilbreath, and Keith Farmer will serve as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers are Justin Clanton, Carter Ingram, Caine Ingram, Toby Gilbreath, Legend Gilbreath, Cash Gilbreath, and Coy Gilbreath.

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So sorry for your loss, prayers for your family. Dorothy Moore

Tammy Purdy Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM

Such an honor to meet such a sweet, loving and caring man. A blessing in every way.

Chanie Stieber Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM

Me. G was very special man. We always enjoyed his company when Tracy brought him to our family get togethers. He will be in our hearts forever. We will miss him dearly. May God be with your family at this time. So very sorry for your loss. RIP MR.G till we see you again.

Gary &a Lisa Hudson Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM

Gregg and Vickie - I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man and truly one of a kind. May God wrap his loving arms around you both and give you comfort.

Kathleen Hyde Bailey Oct 24 2016 12:00 AM