Gilbert Compton

February 14, 1940January 17, 2012

Gilbert Lanson Compton, age 71, of Marco Island, formerly of St Louis, MO, passed away, January 17, 2012. He was retired from Marco Island Utilities, an avid golfer, fisherman and high school and college wrestler. He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara, three sons, Kenneth, Jeffrey, Ronald (Debra), a brother Richard, two sisters, Helen (Bob) Boden, Marie (John) MacGowan and two grandchildren, Cayla and Amira Compton. He is preceded in death by his parents Gilbert and Mary (Peggy) Green Compton. The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 pm, January 20, 2012 at New Life Community Church, 590 W Elkcam Circle, Marco Island, FL, where service will follow at 1 pm. Interment to follow in Marco Island Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home, Marco Island, FL.


  • Visitation Friday, January 20, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 20, 2012
  • Burial Friday, January 20, 2012

Gilbert Compton

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Larry and Jackie Wagner

February 17, 2013

Barbara and Family,
Jackie and I wanted to let you know that we think of often. God Bless.

Ed Schwarze

December 17, 2012

Gil was one of my favorite friends from grade school (Iveland) and later high school. He was a truely neat person and I would like to offer the family my condolences

October 13, 2012

Barbara and family, I am so sorry to hear of Gil's passing. I actually heard about it at Ralph Werder's funeral from our cousin Bonnie. I know he is in a good place, he was a good person. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrorw. Your cousin,
Joyce Waters

Bob West

January 22, 2012

Dear Barbara, Ken, Jeff and Ron. My thoughts and prayers are with you. As I've spoken to Jeff already, he knows and you know how much your family has meant to me. Thank you for your love, friendship and hospitality(Mrs. Compton especially!) I've always held Mr. Compton in the highest regard. Your friend, always, Bob West

Michelle and Joseph Snow

January 22, 2012

Dear Compton Family
I was so saddened to hear from my father (Jim Hall) of Gil's passing. I have nothing but good memories of stories I have heard from my Dad about his childhood friend Gil. Yall are in our thoughts and prayers.

January 22, 2012

Dear Family of Gil Compton,

Just wanted to express our sorrow for your great loss.

High School Graduate with Gil.

Rhonda (Alliston) McMahan and
Darryl (Mac) McMahan
Bridgeton, MO

Connie Manahan

January 20, 2012

What a wonderful tribute to Gil by his son Jeff. I worked with Gil for many years at Marco Island Utilities, so yes, I was one of the lucky ones to have known Gil. My thoughts and prayers go out to Barbara and family.

January 20, 2012

Carol and I are so sorry to hear about Gil's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Dave & Carol Denny, Deland, Fl

Sue Koetting

January 20, 2012

Barbra and family, I am so sorry to hear about Gil's passing, he was one of the good ones. My prayers are with all of you.

January 20, 2012

Dear Barbara and family; my thoughts are with you at this very trying time.
I am just sorry I cannot be with you. Heather Tanner (uk)