Gilbert J. Madison

Gilbert J. Madison of Bloomsdale died on Friday, March 29, 2019, at his home. He was 77 years old.

He was born May 22, 1941, in Ste. Genevieve, a son of James C. Madison and Omelia H. (White) Madison.

He is survived by special friend Linda Huck of Bloomsdale; two daughters, Orphelia “Tasha” Donaby and her husband Curtis of Ste. Genevieve, Jacqueline Madison of St. Louis; four sons, Mark Dickerson of Ste. Genevieve, Billy Hall and friend Andrea of St. Louis, Willie Meredith and his wife Joy of Ozora, Michael Madison of St. Louis; three brothers, Charles Madison of Yucca Valley, California, Jerry Madison of St. Mary, Rickey Madison and his wife Valerie of Sacramento, California; six sisters, Anna Dickerson and her husband Charles of St. Mary, Millie Hall and her husband Terry of St. Louis, Opal Smith, Brenda Phelps of St. Louis, Linda Williams of St. Louis, Pam Coffman of Chester, Illinois; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, James Madison; and three sisters, Genevieve Madison, Mary Moore, Dorothy Hall.

He enjoyed playing music, singing, dancing, NASCAR, attending concerts, going to Nashville, being outside and his dog Button.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Basler Funeral Home. Rev. David Miloscia will officiate. Burial will be at Valle Spring Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve. Basler Funeral Home of Ste. Genevieve handled the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice or to the family.

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