Melvin Terrance (Terry) Gilbert passed away at the Queen Victoria Hospital in Revelstoke on Saturday May 28 at the age of 59 years after a lengthy illness. A service will be held at St Peter’s Anglican Church in Revelstoke on Wednesday June 1 at 1 p.m. with Reverend Dan Meakes officiating.
Honorary Pall Bearers will be Barbara Gibson, Gary Gibson, Brian Gibson, Shelly Hill, Blaine Gibson, Brianna Gibson and Lorrie Rogers
Terry was born in Revelstoke on February 3, 1952, and except for a couple of years lived his whole life in Revelstoke.
Terry was predeceased by his father, Melvin Gilbert ,in 1995 and his mother, Shirley Gilbert (nee Nelson), in 2000; grandparents Bernard (Bugs) and Rose Nelson and Silas and Jessie Gilbert; uncles Bernard and Francis Nelson; cousins Loralee Riley (nee Nelson); Sharon Nelson and Kevin Nelson and a number of other family members on his father’s side.
He is survived by his sister Barbara Gibson (nee Gilbert); brother-in Law Gary Gibson of Cochrane, AB; niece Shelly and Scott Hill and children Jacob and Isabella; Nephew Blaine and Carrie Gibson and children Brianna, Elyse and Olivia; nephew Brian and Karen Gibson and children Kayla and Cody; aunt Joan Nelson; cousin Barry (Butch) and Carol Nelson; Nicholas and Scott Riley as well as a number of other relatives.
For those who wish, memorial contributions can be made to Canadian Mental Health Association (Shuswap/Revelstoke Branch) for RAOP, P.O. Box 3275, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4S1.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.