Gilbert Gary Chance Jr., 77, of Salitpa died Oct. 20, 2013.
He was born Feb. 24, 1936. He was a member of the River Hill Baptist Church. He was a veteran who retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Jeraline Chance; three sons, Michael (Lynn) Chance, William (Donna) Chance, William (Ann) Carter Jr.; three daughters, Sheila (John) Marcet, Donna (Jeff) Motes, Lisa (Albert) Andrews; six brothers and sisters; 12 grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren.
He is preceded in death by a son, Tommy Chance and a brother.
The service was Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson with Bro. Scott Myers officiating. Burial was in the River Hill Baptist Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Michael Chance, T.J. Motes, Tyler Motes, Tripp Carter, Zackary Motes, Hunter Carter and Nicholas Marcet.
Honorary pallbearers were Donald Haveline, and Harold White.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.