Jul 272012

James Larry Gilbert, age 64, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012, in Show Low. A public viewing will be held from 6 to 8 o’clock tonight (July 27) at Owens-Livingston Mortuary in Holbrook. Cremation will then follow the visitation.
He was born Feb. 21, 1948, in Pittsburg, Tenn.
Jim served two tours of duty in the United States Army during the Vietnam conflict.
He earned his living as a firefighter in Orange, Calif., and Sun Valley. He was an avid collector of model cars, especially anything vintage or classic.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia DeAtley of Sun Valley; his children, Marty, Nicole, Teddy, Michael and Joseph; and a brother, George Walker.