Bradley T. Gilbertson
Bradley "Bud" Thomas Gilbertson, 53, of Traverse City, passed away suddenly on Oct. 12, 2019. Bud was born June 13, 1966 to John Gilbertson and Linda (Rehil) Humphrey in Kalkaska. Although born with the name Gilbertson, it would be Floyd Humphrey whom he would call "Dad."
Bud was a happy-go-lucky guy who was a devoted son, brother and uncle. He enjoyed the simple things life had to offer, especially if it involved family and board games.
Bud was preceded in death by his grandparents, Howard and Grace Rehil, Frederick and Margaret Gilbertson; stepfather, Floyd Humphrey; aunt, Carol Hermann; and brother, John Gilbertson.
Bud is survived by his mother, Linda Humphrey; biological father, John Gilbertson; sister, Kristine Gilbertson; brother-in-law, Shawn Phillips; nieces, Tara Worm and Tracy Smith; great-niece, Amelia Mason; and great-nephews, Mason Worm, Mitchell Worm and Riley Mason.
Visitation will be held at the Covell Funeral Home in Kingsley at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 with the funeral service at noon, officiated by Father Gerald Okoli. The burial will follow at Saint Mary of Hannah.
Memorial contributions in Bud's name may be made to the humane society.
Published on October 16, 2019


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Anne Bester
Oct 23, 2019
I called him Gregary. He called me Annabelle that was our nick names for eachother. he was always there when I need him when he need me I was there for him. He was my school mate my Best Friend. I will miss him dearly. Rest in PEACE Gregary.
Kristine Gilbertson
Oct 16, 2019
I will miss you so deeply my loving and kind as well as very generous brother. You were always willing to help all who surrounded you. You will now be able to join our eldest brother John in eternal life. Although sad, mom and I were very uplifted to know that after 39 yrs. that you will be laid to rest right beside your brother John. Buddy just know that you meant so much to all of our family and that every day that goes by we will always be thinking and praying for you. " I LOVE YOU SO MUCH BUDDY " I really,really wish you were still with us. God bless you my darling brother 📿❤
Pam Grubaugh
Oct 16, 2019
Buddy had the kindest soul and always had a smile. Buddy you have left us too soon and will be greatly missed.
Linda and family I am so sorry for your loss.