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Dewey Merlin "Canon Ball" Gibbs
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1929
Cottle County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 2002
Texas, USA

From Steven Michael Gibbs:

Dewey Merlin Gibbs is my father. His father was Dewey Lee Gibbs, buried in Alameda County Calif. His father was Robert Leigh Gibbs buried in Paducah, his father was Elbert Leigh Gibbs (DOB 18 Jan 1827, died 1906), buried in the Glade Chapel Cemetery, Falls County Texas between Kosse and Bremond off Hi Way 14, Co Rd 272, 2.1 miles to Co Rd 272, 1/10 mile on the left 100 paces off the Rd. Dewey Merlin Gibbs grew up in Paducah Texas at about 18 or 19 moved to South San Franisco, Calif. (A few years later his father & mother and family followed him to Hayward, Calif where some of his mothers family lived. He worked for the Swift Meat Packing Co. in about 1960 our family moved to Newark, Calif. Dad worked for Leslie C George Trucking Co. as a boss. My parents divorced & in the summer of 1966 we moved to Foresthill, Calif. In 1969 dad moved to Foresthill & commuted to Alameda to work. Worked for Stockton Box Company which became American Forest Producks in the Truck shop and latter drove Logging Truck. The Mill shut down and Dad finished his working years off driving for a local trucking company. In about 1995 he move to Stephenville Texas, his heart was always in Texas. Died of a stroak in Stephenville, Texas and is buried in the Garden Of Memories, Paducah Texas. Dewey Merlin Gibbs was the oldest child & has 2 sisters Norma Frances (Gibbs) Horton of Newark, Calif. Elsie Charlene(Gibbs) Mullins of Newark, Calif and 2 faternal twin brothers, Robert Eldon Gibbs, Spring Valley, Calif. and James Weldon Gibbs, Loomis, Calif.

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  Dewey Lee Gibbs (1910 - 1953)
  Mildred Elsie Johnson Geissler (1912 - 2012)
  Lenora Jeane Fafri Moore (1932 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Garden of Memories Cemetery
Cottle County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Steven M Gibbs
Originally Created by: David Sifford
Record added: Dec 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32030875
Dewey Merlin Canon Ball Gibbs
Added by: David Sifford
Dewey Merlin Canon Ball Gibbs
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Papa, I love you and am so thankful for all that you ever did for me!!! I will love you always - Angela
- Angela J. (Gibbs) Goldthwaite
 Added: May. 29, 2010

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