Services for Gilbert McCartney 72 of Healdton will be at 1:00 PM 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 August 1, 1946 in Cheek, OK to Beacher and Mary Richardson McCartney. He passed from this life September 14, 2018 at Mercy Memorial Healdton.
Gilbert went to school in Lone Grove, OK. 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 December 12, 1997 in Gainesville, TX. 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 and Merle Dean Heiderich.
He is survived by his wife Ruby of the home, daughter Sharon Oakes and her husband Michael of Dickson OK., 1 brother Bill McCartney and wife Vickie of Cheek, OK., 4 sisters Christine Banks , Tammy Graham, Rosia Graves all of Overbrook Evelyn Thompson and husband Jay of Enville, Ok , 2 granddaughters, Bailey Oaks of Dickson and Macie Hartman of Ardmore.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Fellow employees of the Carter County District 3. Visitation will begin Tuesday morning at 11:00 am to 8:00 pm at Roberts Funeral Home in Healdton.
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