Gilbert Lunsford, 63, Tyler TX. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 22, 2006 in the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with Pastor Sam DeVille officiating. Burial will follow at the Pine Springs Cemetery under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Directors. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 – 8
Mr. Lunsford passed away December 19, 2006 in Tyler TX.
He was born December 6, 1943 in Quinlan, TX to the late B.N. and Pauline Greer Lunsford. He grew up in Sulphur Springs and had lived in Tyler since 1972. He worked for Hunsaker Truck Lease, Inc. for over 30 years. He was a Baptist. And he enjoyed his fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Kay Lunsford, Tyler TX; son, Neal Lunsford and wife Cathy, Tyler TX;
3 daughters – Angie Osborn and husband Brent, Tyler TX; Sherrie Culpepper and husband Mike, Tyler TX; Nancy Fleming and husband Kenneth, Tyler TX.
Grandchildren – Joshua Holden and wife Lisa, John Holden and wife Stephanie, Jenae Holden, Mathew Phillips, Jennifer Sims, Georgia Culpepper, Joey Fleming, Tyler Fleming, Rexana Lunsford and Alexis Lunsford.
Great-grandchildren – Dakota Davis, Daylan Holden and Hope Holden.
Also survived by one brother, Billy Lunsford, Sulphur Bluff TX; 3 sisters – Mary Joslin, Sulphur Springs TX; Bettie Stacks, Mt. Pleasant TX; Margaret McCoy, Caldwell ID.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Fleming, Brent Osborn, Mike Culpepper, Joshua Holden, John Holden and Mathew Phillips. Honorary pallbearers are the employees and friends at Hunsaker Truck Lease, Inc.
Memorials may be made to the Children’s Miracle Network at Mother Francis Hospital, Tyler TX.