Imani Tyshawn Gilbert, 12, of 30 Chapman Place, Tonawanda, N.Y., died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Women and Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., as the result of a bicycle accident.
He was a native of Carteret County and an eighth-grader at Herbert Hoover Middle School.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Pilgrim M.B. Church, Newport, with the Rev. G. Otis Greene officiating.
Burial will follow in Bayview Cemetery, Morehead City.
He is survived by his father, Terrance Ferguson of Tonawanda, N.Y.; his mother, Amy Gilbert of Newport; five brothers, Dominic Ferguson and Gianni Ferguson of Morehead City, Ronell Tupaz Jr. and Curtis Tupaz of Fayetteville, and Jashawn Finch of Beaufort; six sisters, Brianna Harris and Adrienne Harris of Newport, Myah Gilbert of Havelock, Zada-Kai Tupaz and Isis Tupaz of Fayetteville, and Raelyn Ferguson of Morehead City; paternal grandparents Sharon Joyner of New Bern, and Alfred and Tina Hendrs of Newport; and great-grandmothers Ann Elbert of Morehead City and Hattie Henderson of Bogue Sound.
Arrangements are by Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern.