John Gilcrest

John Thomas Gilchrist, 66, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023 at North Ms. Medical Center, Tupelo, MS. Born in Hamilton, he was a water plant operator and a member of Hamilton First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Deidre Gilchrist; brother, David Timothy Gilchrist (Joanie); daughter, Payton Gilchrist; sister, Lauren Gilchrist; brothers-in-law, Derrick Edward Swartz, Rockwell Clayton Swartz (Jess); sons, Rockwell David Swartz and Christian Patrick Swartz; sister-in-law, Roxanne Talley (Mark); children, Hannah and Jackson Talley; father and mother-in-law, Edward Lee Swartz and Judith Dianne Swartz; and lifelong childhood friend, Gerald Shaw.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William C. Gilchrist, Jr. and Barbara Tate Gilchrist.
Services were Saturday, Oct. 28. at Hamilton First Baptist Church officated by Dr. Eddie Davidson and Bro. Jeremy Sorrells. Burial followed in Hamilton City Cemetery.
Deaton Funeral Home directed services.
Deaton Funeral Home
919 Fourth Street NW   
Red Bay, AL 35582
256-356-4907


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