Gilbert Burgess, 68 of Woodville, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at 2 p.m., at Scottsboro Funeral Home with Danny Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 5-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Burgess is survived by his wife, Vida Lavel Chadwick Burgess; children, Misty Michelle Burgess Trivett, Brooke Burgess, Roger Dale Johnson of Woodville, Ernest Daniel (Crystal) Johnson of Blountsville and April Heather (Trey) Doyle of Cullman; grandchildren, Tyler and Dustin Evett of Woodville, Reanna Johnson of Blountsville, Viviann and Lilliann Johnson of Blountsville, Bentlie Bullard and Maddie, Letty and Loxley Doyle of Cullman; three great-grandchildren, Colt and Blakley Johnson and Kearstin Rollins; sisters, Betty Ruth Thrasher and Marilyn Wells (Steve); brothers, Joseph Burgess, Julian (Debra) Burgess and Charles (Kathy) Burgess; sisters-in-law, Kathy and Jane Burgess and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Prince Albert and Myrtle Leona Bates Burgess; brothers, Eddie, Bobby, Albert and Johnny; sister-in-law, Barbara Burgess; brothers-in-law, Bill Thrasher and Jack Wells; nephew, Thomas “Bubba” Burgess and special friend, Teddy Wallingsford.