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Capt Alvin Stanley Hibbs

Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Jan 2013 (aged 87)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Columbarium 7 Y-16-2
Memorial ID 104236042 · View Source
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NAGS HEAD, NC - Captain Alvin Stanley Hibbs, US Navy (Retired), died January 11, 2013.

Hibbs was born in Everett, Massachusetts in 1925.

He had a 31 year military career in the United States Navy, serving aboard amphibious ships during WW II.

In 1947, he graduated from Pennsylvania State University and was commissioned. Hibbs was designated a Naval Aviator in January 1950. He spent the next 23 years serving in that capacity within the Anti-Submarine Warfare Specialty.

Captain Hibbs was twice awarded the Legion of Merit for his work in ASW operations during the Cold War years. From 1960 to 1963, he served on the Tufts University NROTC Staff as Assistant Professor of Naval History. During that period, Hibbs earned a Masters degree.

Upon retirement, Captain Hibbs joined the faculty of the Virginia Beach Campus of Tidewater Community College as an Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Community Education until his retirement in 1981.

Hibbs had lived in Nags Head since 1980 and was active in town and county government. He served on the Nags Head Citizens Advisory Committee and the Nags Head Planning Board. Hibbs completed many years of service as Chairman of the Nags Head Board of Adjustment. He also served as a member of the Dare County Airport Authority and the Board of Equalization and Review.

In addition to his wife of 63 years, Katherine, Captain Hibbs is survived by his daughters, Sheryl Boyle (Gary) of Valrico, FL, and Ivy Oliasami (Jeffrey) of Ponte Vedra, FL; sons Marc Hibbs (Margaret Miller) of Kill Devil Hills, and Kevin Hibbs (Donna) of Antelope, CA; and six grandchildren.

The family received friends at the Gallop Funeral Services Chapel, Milepost 16 in Nags Head, on Thursday, January 17 from 4 to 7 pm Interment with full military honors was to be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date.

Gallop Funeral Services was entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial donations in honor of
Captain Alvin S. Hibbs, US Navy (Ret)
may be forwarded to:
Dare County Home Health and Hospice
PO Box 100
Manteo, NC 27954


~ SOURCE: The Outer Banks Sentinel

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Gravesite Details Interred October 3, 2013




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