Gilbert B. Tart, 75, of Raleigh, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at his residence, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Vance County, son of the late Jim and Bessie Tart.
Gilbert owned and operated Tart’s Jewelers with his son in Raleigh for 17 years, where he was a master craftsman jeweler. He loved to bass fish and rabbit hunt every time he could get away.
A funeral service honoring his life will be held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday), June 19, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Terry Ashe officiating. Burial will follow in the Falls Community Cemetery.
Gilbert is survived by his wife, Shirley Strickland Tart; a daughter, Sarah Tart, of Apex; a son, Nelson Tart and fiancée Suzette Sumner, of Raleigh; and a sister, Julia Nienow, of Cary.
Memorial contributions may be made to Falls Baptist Church (General Fund) 9700 Fonville Road, Wake Forest, N.C. 27587, to Falls Community Cemetery, 9705 Fonville Road, Wake Forest, N.C. 27587, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at brightfunerals.com
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