Jimmie Lee Gibbs, 74, of Metter and husband of Liza Jane Gibbs, died Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Candler County Hospital.
Born in Highland City, Florida, he was a son of John William Gibbs and Frances Bowen Gibbs. Mr. Gibbs was a veteran, having retired from the United States Army after many years of service. He was raised Baptist and received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tampa. Mr. Gibbs loved to fish and loved spending time with his family especially his wife, children, and grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Mr. Gibbs was preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Gibbs and a brother, Michael Gibbs.
Surviving are his wife of fifty-five years, Liza Jane McCranie Gibbs of Metter; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ken and Patty Gibbs of Fresno California and Kevin and Kathleen Gibbs of Metter; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Candy Gibbs of Wesley Chapel, Florida; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be held later.
Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.