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Monday May 10th, 2021
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Charles Aubrey Gilmer

RULEVILLE- Charles Aubrey Gilmer age 59 of Ruleville, MS passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021, at his home in Ruleville, MS.

A visitation for Charles will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Monday, May 10, 2021, at Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS. A private family graveside will be held at a later date. Bill Quinton and Becky Clark will officiate the service.

Charles was born October 10, 1961, to James Charlie and Louise White Gilmer in Belzoni, MS. At the age of 6, he and his family moved to Forest, MS. In 1971 he moved to Cleveland, MS. He graduated from Cleveland High School after graduation he enlisted in the United States Army where he spent 4 years in the infantry division. After returning from the Army Charles, went to work with the Bolivar County Sheriffs Department where he remained for 28 years until retirement. He also retired from the Bolivar County Fire Department. For the past 8 years, Charles was the owner-operator of H & W Communications. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge where he had served as past Lodge Commander and secretary and treasurer.
Charles' hobbies and joys in life included hunting, fishing, 3D archery, and loving his friends and family.
He will be missed by the community and his friends and family.
He is preceded in death by his father, James Charlie Gilmer.
Charles is survived by his fiance, Lee Saxon, of Ruleville, MS,  mother, Louise Gilmer, of Forest, MS, daughter, Caitlyn Gilmer of Cleveland, MS, son, Aubrey Gilmer (Leigh Ann) of Gulf Port, MS, step-daughter, Samantha Saxon of Ruleville, MS, sister, Teresa Cupit of Forest, MS, niece, Lindsey Cupit of Forest, MS, and four grandchildren, Olivia Sherwood, Lawson Sherwood, Davina Gilmer, and Malcolm Gilmer.
Pallbearers will be Joe Smith, Carl Norwood, Jasen Norwood, Chris Sanders, Newman Switcher, and Peter Hartley. The honorary pallbearers are Rob Linkous, Matthew Brown, Buster Bingham, and Charles Smith.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The online guest register may be signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net

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Mary Lulu Stallings Nov 23 2021 11:12 AM

I have to say Gilmer was a good friend not just to me but to all that knew him. He would help you in whatever you needed him to do cause that is what friends were for. I had the pleasure of working with him at the sheriff's office awhile and he was funny and helpful & a good friend! He sure will be missed by all that knew him. May he rest in peace.
I do want to thank him for all of his service from the past dedication for our country and town.
We all know Heaven will never be the same ! LOL
May God comfort his family & give them peace in the days & years to come,

Brenda Thompson Roberts Aug 10 2021 3:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Gilmer


When it comes to being a great friend, Gilmer was the best. Not once did I call him with a problem that he didn't answer the question or come fix it himself. If he liked you, he liked you and if he didn't, he didn't.. I really believe that's why we got along so well. He will be strongly missed by so many people. My prayers go out to Lee, Aubrey, Caitlyn and all of the rest of his family and friends. No more pain. Fly high, my friend. I can only imagine the party going on in Heaven. RIP. Until we meet again..........

Stacy Weeks Hurst May 10 2021 12:00 AM

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Reba McKnight May 10 2021 12:00 AM

Thank You for Your Service and Dedication to Law Enforcement and Fire Department and Your
friendship. Sympathies and Prayers for Your Family. Members. American Legion Post 165, Leon
Weeks Commander

Leon Weeks, Commander May 10 2021 12:00 AM

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