Monancco Allen Gilbert, age 26, of Peridot, Ariz. passed away on Feb. 19, 2017 in Peridot.
He was born in Globe, Ariz. on May 2, 1990, the son of Dale and Clara (Early) Gilbert.
Monancco was raised in the Phoenix area. He spent most of his early days playing at the Heard Museum, where his parents worked. He would accompany the Heard Security or would be seen helping housekeeping. His grade school years were spent attending Madison School District and in the San Carlos schools. Monancco spent his high school years in San Carlos.
Monancco worked at Basha’s, the Apache Gold Casino and helped at the Cultural Center.
In his early years he enjoyed competing at Pow-Wows as a Southern Sergit Dancer. He also competed at the Gathering of Nations Pow-Wow and many others throughout the Southwest.
He enjoyed listening to music and spending time with his children.
Monancco leaves behind in loving memory his five young children, two brothers, his father, his maternal grandfather and his paternal grandmother.
He will be great missed and remembered by all those who loved him.
Funeral Services were held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Gilbert residence.
Assisting the family; Lamont Mortuary of Globe.