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Gilbert Leo Desjarlais, Jr

December 11, 1952 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 67)

Obituary

CW4 Gilbert Leo “Bucky” Desjarlais Jr, US Army Retired, 67 of Sanford passed away Monday March 9, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Saturday at Grace Chapel Church. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.

 

Gilbert was born in Greenville, NC, son of Carolyn Shelton Desjarlais and the late Gilbert Leo Desjarlais. Gilbert is proceeded in death by his son Stephen Glynn Desjarlais. He retired from the US Army in 1993 and enjoyed cooking and feeding people. He loved to play golf, go fishing, going to the shooting range, reading and the Carolina Hurricanes.

 

Mr. Desjarlais is survived by his wife, Sandra Johnson Desjarlais; a son Donny (Kelley) Desjarlais of Sanford; daughter April Clark (Jefferson) of Conn; Grandchildren; Daniel Desjarlais, Colleen Clark, Christian Desjarlais and Jacqueline Clark; Siblings; Theresa Gardiner (Doug) of Okla.; Mary Ciske (Bruce) of Va.; Dr. Edward Desjarlais (Juli) of Sanford; Jean Napier (Bryan) of Ga; Greg Desjarlais of Ga.; William ”Bill” Desjarlais (Dava) of Md.; and Bernadette Maynard (Bryan) of Ga.

 

The family will receive friends beginning at 9:30 am Saturday at the Church prior to the Funeral service.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to The Breadbasket, PO Box 912, Sanford, NC 27331-0912.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 14, 2020

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Grace Chapel Church
2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Sanford, NC 27332

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Grace Chapel Church
2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Sanford, NC 27332

Burial
Saturday
March 14, 2020

Grace Chapel Cemetery
Jefferson Davis Hwy
Sanford, NC 27332

Donations

The Bread Basket
PO Box 912, Sanford NC 27331-0912

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