Graveside services for Gilbert Patrick Jarvis will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Sacajawea Cemetery, Ft. Washakie, Wyoming. Masks are mandatory and the family asks that you try to practice social distancing.
Gilbert P. Jarvis went to be with our Lord Jesus on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the V.A. Hospital in Boise, ID.
Mr. Jarvis was born February 3, 1953 in Fort Washakie, Wyoming to Louis P. Jarvis and Irene (Tillman) Jarvis.
Mr. Jarvis honorably served his country in the United States Army for 7 1/2 years. Upon returning home he worked for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe at the C.H.R. Program and the Food Distribution Program. Gilbert also worked for the Veterans Affairs Office in Riverton, Wyoming. Gilbert served on the Eastern Shoshone Entertainment Committee and was an active member of the American Legion Richard Pouge Post #81, Ft. Washakie, WY.
Gilbert had a great love for the game of volleyball and acquired many friendships through this sport. Gilbert enjoyed reading, fishing and spending time with his family.
Gilbert is preceded in death by his parents Louis P. Jarvis and Irene (Tillman) Jarvis, his step dad Jackson Quinn, his brother Louis H. Jarvis, sister Melba Stufflebean, sister Marie Sanchez, aunt Ruby Bolin, aunt Louvina Sanchez, aunt Marsha Allen, uncle Will Tillman, uncle Ralph Tillman, and many cousins, family and friends.
Gilbert P. Jarvis is survived by his wife Joan Jarvis, his sisters Valeria Gervais, Marilyn Antimone and Patricia Bradley; his children Renee Manzanares, Gilbert Riche, Maria Barnes, Gina Jarvis, Kassy Jarvis, Patrick Jarvis, Jordan Moss-Jarvis, Jonathen Jarvis, and Serenity Jarvis. Many nieces and nephews. Gilbert had many grandchildren and great grandchildren that he enjoyed everyday and loved being with. And his lifelong friends Kassell Weeks and Milton Bianis.
Gilbert contracted COVID and became very sick from this virus which his body could no longer fight. At this time our family appreciates all the love and support everyone has shown and we hope you all understand that hugs and handshakes cannot be given at this time. Sack lunches will be handed out after the services.