Gene Aubrey Gimbert, 79, sang with The Messengers and Londonaires

Gene Aubrey Gimbert, 79, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was born Oct. 10, 1938, in Virginia Beach, a son of the late William and Bonita Gimbert.

Gene was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. His talent for singing led him to become a member of southern gospel groups: the Londonaires and The Messengers.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Loretta; sister, Mary; and many family members and friends.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, July 12, at Virginia Beach Free Will Baptist Church, 210 S. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach. Services will be held following the visitation with Dr. J.D. Norris Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Princess Anne Memorial Park, Virginia Beach.

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