Wilbert Nisby, Sr., 82, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Gibson, passed away at 3:58 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at St. James Baptist Church, 6319 S. Bayou Black Drive in Gibson. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his loving children Donna (Gilbert) Washington, Kenneth (Stephanie) Nisby and Michael Nisby; daughter-in-law, Marlene Nisby; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Lois N. (Ronald) Hall and Herchel (Catherine) Nisby; godchildren, Chris Coleman, Arimenta Rainey, Otis Shelvin, Cassandra Smith, Marquita Turner and Elaine Washington; caregiver, Alma Gray; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Floretta Hanzy Nisby; son, Wilbert Nisby, Jr.; grandson, Courtland Washington, I.; parents, Daniel and Lillian Bowens-Nisby; brothers, Herman, Sr., James, Leroy, Lawrence and Raymond Nisby; sisters, Rose Hall and Evelyn Diggs.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.