Charles Evans Gilbert, V was born on March 4,1997, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He departed this life on October 20,2021 at his home in Pleasantville, New Jersey.
He was the second of three children. Charles grew up in Pleasantville and was educated in the Egg Harbor Township public education system. During his junior year of high school, Charles transferred to Charter Tech where he gained his diploma with a concentration in performing arts, and continued his educational journey, completing two semesters at Rowan University.
Singing, dancing, and hanging with family is what he truly loved, and everyone knew it. He also loved to travel and regularly looked forward to the annual family cruise. He was a faithful member of the Angels in Disguise dance ministry and youth choir at New Hope Baptist Church of Atlantic City, NJ. Charles also had the opportunity to audition for the TV show, "The Voice" in Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY.
He was predeased in by: his great-grandmother, Odessa Walker; grandparents, Esther E. Alexander and James Townsel; and brothers; Charles E. Gilbert, III, and Charles E. Gilbert, IV. Left to cherish his memory and continue his legacy are: his mother, Karolyn E. Alexander; father, Charles E. Gilbert, Jr.; sisters Kiara L. Gilbert and Shaidae Loatman; grandparents Charles, Sr. and Sarah Gilbert, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be 6PM, Tuesday, October 26, 2021, New Hope Baptist Church, 706 Lexington Avenue, Atlantic City, New Jersey, where friends may call from 4PM. Interment to follow on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 11AM, in Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville, New Jersey.
Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.