Gilbert B. Ryals, age 84, Son of the late Shade and Bertha Hudson Ryals, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 26th, 2017. He was survived by son; Gilbert Ryals, Jr., daughter; Amanda Cason, brother; Lamar Ryals, grandchildren; Kelly (Sammy) Miller, Chad (Maranda) Moxley, Chris Moxley, and Shannon (Deneen) Ryals, eleven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son; Grady Ryals, daughter; Rhonda Ryals, brothers; Hudson, Teet, Elliot, and Alford Ryals, sister; Doramae Ryals Lowe and granddaughter; Staphanie Ryals. Mr. Ryals served the United States Of America with exceptional duty and honor in the United States Army. He was an excellent marksman and dearly loved his country. He was a entrepreneur as a professional carpenter for many years. A celebration of life service will by held on Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 3 O’clock pm In the chapel of Napier Funeral Home, with Rev. Chris Williams officiating. The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home. The interment will follow at the Langley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be; Chad Moxley, Chris Moxley, Shannon Ryals, Robert Turner, Sammy Miller, and Roy Eubanks. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 106 SRP Dr A, Evans, GA 30809. Napier Funeral Home Inc, is in charge of all arrangements. You may sign the guest registry at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com.