|Birth: ||Nov. 19, 1972|
|Death: ||Jun. 11, 2006|
LEO Gibbons died at St. John's Mercy Hospital from injuries received in a car accident in Calhoun County while on duty as Chief Deputy Sheriff. He was born the son of Dennis Gibbons of Greenfield and Debbie Gibbons of Jerseyville. He was Chief Deputy Sheriff of Calhoun County and the Republican candidate for Calhoun County Sheriff in the 2006 general election in November. A 1990 graduate of Jersey Community High School and a 1993 graduate of Lewis and Clark Community College where he received an associate's degree in business. He was a 1999 graduate of Western Illinois University receivng a bachelor's degree in law enforcement and justice administration. He was a 2002 graduate of Southwestern Police Academy where he became certified as a police officer. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served as an Emergency Medical Technician and was a member of Dow Southern Baptist Church. Survivors include his mother and father; a son, Justin Gibbons of Kampsville; a daughter, Brianna Gibbons of Mayfield, Kentucky; a sister, Wendy Schmidt of Jerseyville; grandmother, Mary Louis Bailey of Jerseyville. He was 33.
Indian Creek Cemetery
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jun 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14584904
My own family has lost two officers in the line of duty (including George Fredrickson of Calhoun County), so my heart truly goes out to all of Brian's friends and family. With deepest condolences...|
Lynn Marie Vint
Added: Oct. 22, 2011
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called sons of God. Rest in Peace, Chief.|
Added: Jun. 11, 2010
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