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Obituary for Joseph Anthony Gilbert

Joseph Anthony Gilbert, Sr., 64, a resident of Lake Charles, passed from this life on November 19, 2023, after a brief illness.

“Joe,” as he was affectionately known, will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and devoted friend. Mr. Gilbert was a member of Apostolic Temple Pentecostal Church in Lake Charles and knew Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. Joe worked in the Oil Field before being self-employed in the construction industry. He worked tirelessly to provide for his family and to please his customers. Joe loved to eat and work, but most of all, he loved his family, especially his grandchildren.

Mr. Gilbert is preceded in death by his parents, Frank Eugene Gilbert and Melva Henderson Gilbert.
Joe leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Rose Jean Gilbert; three children: Joseph Anthony Gilbert, Jr., Ashley Gilbert and husband Fabian Mendez, and Tiffany Mitchell and son-in-law Byron Mitchell; his loving grandchildren: Dmarcus Gilbert, Byron Mithcell, Jr., Maliyah Za’Kai, and Traylon Mitchell, Brooklyn Fontenot, McKayla Lopez, Caden Abshire, Fabian Mendez, Jr., Nalona and Gabriel Mendez, and brother Jimmy Gilbert and wife Edna.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, from 10:00 AM until the time of service in the Sanctuary of Apostolic Temple, 2711 W Prien Lake Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70605. Funeral services will follow at 1:30 PM. His friend and Pastor, Rev. Rick Treece, is to officiate. Burial will follow in Consolata Cemetery.