Mr. Gilbert R. Boone



Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Gilbert Roosevelt Boone was the sixth child born to the late William R. Boone and Mary L. Boone on July 5, 1950 in Washington DC.

Gilbert was raised in Forestville, Maryland where he attended the public schools in Prince George County.

At a young age, Gilbert taught himself to play the piano, guitar,and Harmonica. He also loved the Hambone, dancing and tells jokes. His favorite football team was the Dallas Cowboys.

He also worked several jobs as a Truck Driver. Gilbert married Yvonne on April 18, 1992.

He was preceded in death two sisters, Mary F. Sellman and Brenda Chittams.

He leaves behind his wife, Yvonne; two children from a previous marriage, Gilbert Boone, Jr. and Tina Marie Boone; five step-children, Richard (Dinah), Renee' (Kenneth), Darrell
(Sabrina), Darren (Katrina), and Daniyel (Richard); twenty-three grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one brother, William (Buck); two sisters, Mildred (Joe), and Gloria, along with a host of other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service for Mr. Boone will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Rocky Mount chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, with Bishop Oscar Grant, officiating.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, NC.

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