Gilbert L. Boardman, age 70, of Hot Springs Village, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020.
Gilbert was born on March 18, 1949 in Beaumont, Texas, the son of Gilbert Louis Boardman and Bettye Franks Boardman. He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Craig Boardman; and sister, Terry Jean Bankston.
Gilbert was a member of Balboa Baptist Church and a United States Navy Veteran. He retired after 27 years with Schlumberger; he then became a realtor with Coldwell Banker in Hot Springs. He will always be remembered for his sense of humor. His granddaughters adored their Papa. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of thirty-nine years, Brenda Boardman of Hot Springs Village; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Brandi Boardman of Hot Springs and Paul and Andrea Boardman of Sherwood; three granddaughters, Karliah Boardman, Violet Boardman and Madison Coudrain; extended family members and many wonderful friends.
Services will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, January 16, 2020 in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Denny Wright officiating.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM until service time Thursday.
Interment will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, January 17, 2020, in the Arkansas State Veteran Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Paul Boardman, Kenneth Boardman, Harold Epperson, Tim Biltgen, Chris Davis and Kyle Carver.