Sterling J. Bilbrey, 95, of Scottsville, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at The Medical Center at Scottsville.

Funeral services were held Thursday, July 18 at Goad Funeral Home in Scottsville. Brother Scott Cline officiated. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery with military honors by the Simpson County Honor Guard.

The Franklin native was a retired employee of Chrysler Motors, avid farmer, WW II U.S. Army veteran, member of the American Legion and former member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #17 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was a son of the late Willie Bilbrey and Pearlie Gore Bilbrey and husband of the late Evelyn Pearl Bilbrey.

He is survived by a son, Gary J. "Goo" Bilbrey, of Scottsville; one brother, Paul Bilbrey and wife, Helen, of Scottsville; two sisters, Frankie Kirby of Franklin and Kathleen Gregory, of Bowling Green; four grandchildren, Gary J. Bilbrey, Wendy Kay Linder, Carrie Fall and Kevin Thorne; four great grandchildren, Allison Bilbrey, Liana Sandlin, Zachary Linder

and Kyle Chaffin; two great great grandchildren, Isaac Sandlin and Jackson Sandlin.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Thorne and a grandson, Eric Thorne.