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Gilbert Webb

January 30, 2013

Gilbert Webb, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

He was born March 23, 1925, in Dialville, Texas, to Venie and Matthew Webb. He married Alice Ann Ashley, March 24, 1950, in Big Spring. She preceded him in death June 7, 2005.

He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring and a member of East Fourth Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Corps in Europe. He was a mechanic on the B-17 and B-25 bombers. He was a field maintenance supervisor at Webb Air Force Base until it closed.

He is survived by two sons, David Webb and his wife Rebecca of Austin and Paul Webb of Big Spring; two granddaughters, Errin Chastain and her husband Marc of Palo Pinto and Kirby Jones and her husband Jarret of Odessa; and two great-grandchildren, Jackson Chastain of Midland and Jinger Sunshine Jones of Odessa.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Matthew Webb; one brother, Vernon Webb; and one sister, Velma Myrick.

Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com

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