Gilbert C. Andrews

Gilbert Collins Andrews died peacefully July 9, 2011 at the age of 93. He was born June 19, 1918 in Oil City, PA to Albert H. Andrews and Stella E. Collins. He enlisted in the Army December 1, 1941. He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant and was honorably discharged November 1948. He was a police officer for the city of Lake Worth from 1948 to 1965 and was voted The Most Courteous Policeman in the State of Florida in 1952. He was a resident of Lake Worth for over 60 years. Gilbert was preceded in death by his wives, Virginia Perry and Ruth Ford, brother, Paul Andrews and sister Florence Andrews.He will be missed by his sons: David (Christel), Duane (Opal), Darlynn (Delores) and Douglas (Diane); 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.A memorial service will be held Friday July 15, 2011 starting at 2:00, with viewing from 1:00 – 2:00 at the funeral home.

Dorsey – E. Earl Smith

Memory Gardens Funeral Home

3041 Kirk Road,

Lake Worth, FL 33461

Arrangements under the direction of Dorsey-E. Earl Smith Memory Gardens Funeral Home, Lake Worth, FL.


  • Visitation Friday, July 15, 2011
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 15, 2011

Gilbert C. Andrews

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July 14, 2011

Michael and Rita Ferrugiari wish to convey our most heartfelt sympathy to the entire Andrews family, especially Duane and Opal in this time of loss. Gilbert had a way of making people laugh with a quick quip. He will be missed by all who knew him.