Mr. Gilbert Lee Demby, age 56, entered into rest on Friday, March 16, 2018. Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Monday, March 19, 2018 at Almetta Baptist Church by Pastor Thomas Thacker and Pastor Michael Thompson with burial to follow in the church cemetery with military honors. The family will greet friends from 1:00 – 2:00 PM Monday prior to the service in the sanctuary of the church.
Mr. Demby was born November 26, 1961 in Chesterfield, SC a son of Paul and Margie Oliver Demby. He was a former employee of Jefferson Auto Parts with over 20 years of service and a member of the S.C. Army National Guard. Lee was a member of Almetta Baptist Church where he served as former deacon and former church treasurer. An avid outdoorsman, Lee enjoyed fishing and hunting, but his greatest pastime was spending time with his family. A loving son, husband, father, and grandfather, he will be remembered as a “friend to all”. Mr. Demby was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Mike Cook, and mother-in-law, Georgia Lee Autry.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Patricia L. Demby of the home; children, Michael (Luz) Thompson of Rock Hill, SC and Bryan Thompson of Kershaw, SC; parents, Paul and Margie Demby of Jefferson, SC; grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew, and Julie Thompson; siblings, Paula (Michael) Polk of Monroe, NC, Phyllis (Robbie) Deese of Rutherfordton, NC; Barbie (Randy) Gordon of Pageland, SC, Brenda (Mark) Sullivan, and Christina Demby Cook both of Jefferson, SC; also numerous nieces and nephews.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Demby family.