|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1935|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2010|
Mr. Billy Joe Gibbs, Sr., 74 of Carthage, passed away April 5, 2010 in Tyler, Texas. He was born July 19, 1935 in the Murvaul Community of Panola County, Texas. He was one of eight children born to the marriage of George Kenneth and Lilly Ester Taylor Gibbs. He was raised and schooled in Gary, Texas. He married Patricia Ann Lewis in 1961 and together they celebrated almost 50 years together before she preceded him in death in 2009. Billy Joe spent his career working in the Construction Industry as a mechanical contractor. He was a member of the Highway Tabernacle in Timpson, Texas. Mr. Gibbs loved spending time with family, listening and playing music as an accomplished piano player. He is also preceded in death by his siblings, Montez Adams, Gene O'Brian Gibbs, Larry Leon Gibbs and Kenneth Gibbs, son; Jeffry Lynn Gibbs, grandsons; Johnathan A. Gibbs and Joseph Warren Cannon.
Bro Buddy Hall will officiate the service with interment at Tennessee Cemetery.
Pallbearers: John Gibbs, Jr., Duane Gibbs, Earl Gibbs, Eddie Gibbs, Matthew Hall, Kenneth Rector and Arron Cannon.
The body will lie in state at: 6:00 p.m., Thursday April 8, 2010 at Hawthorn Funeral Home
The family will receive friends:6-8:00 p.m. Thursday night at Hawthorn Funeral Home
Son: Billy Joe Gibbs, Jr. and wife Sandy of New Caney, TX
Daughter: Lynnette Darlene Gibbs Cannon and husband Otis Ray of Dallas, TX
Brothers: John Gibbs and wife Ruby of Gary, TX
George Gibbs and wife Patricia of Corinth
Sister: Sallie Coleman of McKinney
Grandchildren: Arron Cannon of Dallas, Texas
Sherry Renee Dryden and Landon Hampton of Mt. Pleasant
Brandy Gibbs of Tomball
Misty Renee Gibbs of Houston
Ashley Nicole Gibbs of Houston
Jessica Darlene Gibbs of New Caney
Brittany Michelle Gibbs of New Caney
Stormy Lynn Gibbs of New Caney
Mallory Gibbs of Houston
Eleven Great Grandchildren
Numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Patricia Ann Lewis Gibbs (1942 - 2009)
Billy Joe Gibbs (1961 - 2011)*
Created by: Texas Heart
Record added: Apr 07, 2010
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