William Walter Gibbs
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William Walter GIBBS, 86 of Carmi and formerly of Macedonia died
November 29, 2001 at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi.
He owned and operated Gibbs
Feed Mill in Macedonia for many years.
He was born on Feb. 2, 1915 in Mulkeytown to Giles and Alma (WRIGHT) GIBBS
and he married Opal Mae REYNOLDS on June 11, 1938 and she survives.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Gholson funeral Home in
McLeansboro with Revs. Mark LEE and John SMITH, officiating and burial in
Glenview Garden of Memory Cemetery near McLeansboro.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Wayne GIBBS and wife
Linda of Carmi, a daughter Louise BOWMAN and husband Loren of Nourbonnais
and four brothers, Ivan GIBBS of Mt. Vernon, Byford GIBBS of Carmi, Glenn
GIBBS of Homer, La. And Dean GIBBS of Portage, La. And a sister, Kathrine
MC ROY of McLeansboro. 8
grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
He was a member of Ten Mile Baptist Church and the Macedonia Masonic
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Carl GIBBS and four
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