Gilbert Lee Smith Sr., 88, of Virginia Beach and formerly of Beaufort, North Carolina, entered into eternal rest Friday, April 26, 2019. He was born to Gilbert and Mary Smith.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Myrtle Broughon Smith; two sons, William Allan and Wesley Herbert; and sisters, Mary Waterman, Pauline Giles, Barbara Hurst and Helen Hillian.
He leaves to cherish his memory, one daughter, Diane Sibert (Joe); four sons, Gilbert Smith Jr., Steve Arnold, David Smith (Marsha) and Wesley Smith; 18 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Ceil Cason (Ronnie); and special friend, Dianna Wainwright.
The family is having a celebration of life at 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, at 2588 Virginia Beach Blvd. (Smith Village), Virginia Beach.
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