Ralph "Sonny" Gilbert, 69, died August 26, 1994, in Price. He was born November 16, 1924, in Gorgas, Alabama to Bernie and Mary Etta Snyder Gilbert. Married Shirley Pehrson May 2, 1947, in Price.
He was an avid member of the Helper Lions Club for 37 years, a veteran of World War II and worked as an auto mechanic in the area for over 40 years.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley, of Helper; sons, Ralph Kent Gilbert of Price; and Ricky Hans Gilbert of California; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Also survived by his mother, Mary Etta Gilbert, Price; brothers, Glinn Gilbert, New Mexico; Bill Gilbert, Idaho; sister, Mary Jane Berneche of Price.Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 29, 1994, at 11 a.m., at Fausett Mortury in Price. Friends may call Sunday evening from 7 to 8 p.m., at the mortuary, as well as one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Mountain View Cemetery in Helper.
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