Stephen Braxton Gilbert, 80, of Hannibal, Mo., died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Willow Care Center in Hannibal, Mo.

Stephen Braxton Gilbert, 80, of Hannibal, Mo., died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Willow Care Center in Hannibal, Mo.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal, Mo.

Private inurnment will be at Centenary Cemetery in rural Ralls County, Mo.

Stephen was born on Nov. 11, 1934, in Hannibal, Mo., to Braxton and Mabel Jolley Gilbert.

Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Henderson; three nephews, David Carrico, Chris Carrico and Andrew Gilbert; and four nieces, Suzy Champine, Audrey Romero, Wendy Lawrence and Amy Patterson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ronald Gilbert; and one sister, Lu Carrico.

Mr. Gilbert retired as a supervisor from the Gardner Denver Company in Quincy, Ill. After his retirement Stephen worked in construction, building houses locally. He was a 1952 graduate of Hannibal High School and enjoyed a Model A Ford he had previously owned. Mr. Gilbert was one of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com