Services for Gilbert McCartney, 72, of Healdton will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the Wilson Assembly Of God Church with Bro. Chopper McCartney Officiating. Interment will follow at Hewitt Cemetery in Wilson under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home in Healdton.
 Gilbert was born Aug. 1, 1946, in Cheek, to Beacher and Mary Richardson MCcartney. He passed from this life Sept.14, 2018, at Mercy Memorial Healdton.
Gilbert went to school at Lone Grove. He was employed by Ardmore Drilling, Southerland Well Service, Vacco, ING and was currently employed as a truck driver for Carter Co.  District 3. Gilbert married the former Ruby Guthrie on Dec. 12, 1997, in Gainesville, Texas, making their home in Healdton for the past 20 years.  Gilbert enjoyed coon hunting, fishing, hunting, and raising cattle and watching bull riding. Gilbert attended the Wilson Assembly of God Church in Wilson.  He will be dearly missed
Gilbert was preceded by his parents – 2 sisters; Shorty Guy – Merle Dean Heiderich
He is survived by his wife of the home; Ruby: daughter Sharon Oaks and her husband Michael of Dickson: brother Bill McCartney and wife Vickie of Cheek: 4 sisters; Christen Banks and Tammy Graham both of Oswalt, Rosa Graves of Lone Grove, Evelyn Thompson of Marietta: 2 granddaughters, Bailey Oaks of Dickson, and Marie Hartman of Ardmore
Serving as Pallbearers will be Fellow employees of the Carter County District 3
Visitation will begin Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home in Healdton.