Jesse (Jess) Gilbert, formerly of Greenville, passed away March 23, 2013, at Clarksville Nursing Home. He was 77 years old.
Jess was born on Sept. 23, 1935, in Corpus Christi to Jesse Gilbert Sr. and Louselle Parker Gilbert and spent his growing up years in Sinton.
He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1960 and that same year married Jane Gilbert from Greenville.
He retired from public service in 1984.
Those left to celebrate his life include his wife, Jane Gilbert of Greenville; a daughter, Meg Vazquez and husband Tony of The Woodlands; son Bobby of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and his grandsons, Nicholas and Gabriel Vazquez.
Jess was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Susan Patricia.
A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Peters Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.petersfh.com and www.heraldbanner.com.