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Samuel "Sam" L. Gilbert, Jr.

December 16, 1944 — January 29, 2022

Samuel L. “Sam” Gilbert, Jr., 77, departed this life on January 29, 2022 at his residence in Marked Tree, Arkansas. He was born on December 16, 1944 in Marked Tree to Samuel L, Sr. and Helen Frances Frazier Gilbert.  He loved to fish and hunt deer and rabbits, teaching his family how to work on vehicles, loved riding the roads, he had a big heart and loved his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 51 1/2 years: Joyce Ann Gilbert, his parents, three brothers: Frank, Johnny and J.L. Gilbert, and two sisters: Sammie Jean Farmer and Juanita Egbert.

Samuel is survived by three sons: Rex Gilbert (Connie) of Paragould, Brian Gilbert of Marked Tree and Jason Gilbert (Deanna) of Marked Trey, one daughter: Brenda Shannon (Trey) of Wilson, one brother: Jimmy Gilbert of Hardy, one sister: Sue Outtiwell of Memphis, fourteen grandchildren: Adam, Bailey, Madison, Breanna, Melanie, Makenzie, Brilynn, Bristol, Jeramy, Zeb, Houston, Austin, Zeb Jr., and Charlotte. A special thanks to Elite Hospice and Janice Young.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 3:15 p.m. in Marked Tree Cemetery and visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m. at Delancey Funeral Home in Marked Tree.

Arrangements are under the care of Delancey Funeral Home, Marked Tree

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Delancey Funeral Home Marked Tree

508 Frisco Street, Marked Tree, AR 72365

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Starts at 3:15 pm (Central time)

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