Funeral services for Gilbert Staff, Jr. 82 of Willis, will be Tuesday, August 13, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at Cashner Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Warren Foxworthy officiating. Interment will follow in Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, August 12, 2002 from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Gilbert Staff was born August 3, 1920 in Whiteville, LA and passed away August 9, 2002 in Conroe, Texas. Gilbert was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Conroe. Mr. Stagg was the owner of Stagg Body Shop and Wrecker services for 26 years. He served as a Boy Scout leader for Troop 350 for 8 years in the 1960's. Gilbert was also a member of the Conroe VFW 4709 and the 618 American Legion of Willis. He was also a member of the WWII Submarine Vets.
Gilbert was preceded in death by his parents Gilbert Stagg, Sr. and Vida Moreau; sister, Jessie Coffee; son, Dean Stagg. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Zena Stagg; son, Jimmy Stagg; daughter, Lorna Brown and husband Willie; sister, Bernice Johnson and husband Russ; grandchildren, Arthur, Anthony, Conley, Heathe, Jeremy, Michael and Stacy, all Staggs, and Rosezena Davis; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousin also survive.