Larry Joe Gilbert, 79, who resided in Paris, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 in Fort Smith. He was born May 18, 1939 in Paris to the late Otis Gilbert and Marie (Thomas) Gilbert.

Larry worked many years for Miller Drilling Company in Fort Smith and retired from W.R. Grace and Company.

Graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 5, at St. Benedict Cemetery in Subiaco, under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Paris.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dorothy (Etzkorn) Gilbert; two sisters, Wanda Schnieder of Paris and Lynn Sercomb of Paris.

To pay an online tribute, please visit www.brothertonbrothersfuneralhomes.com.