He was born to Barney and Maggie (Lewallen) Gibbs on July 5, 1932, in Big Springs, Texas. He married June Savell on July 3, 1951. He was a farmer before his retirement. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed living on the lake.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Terrie (Mark) Runnels of Kingsville and Connie Turner of Mathis; six grandsons, Daniel Turner, Timothy Turner, David Turner, Thomas Turner, Lucas Runnels and Matthew Turner; and one granddaughter, Sarah Odem; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Roberson Funeral Home in George West. The funeral service is scheduled for today. Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. at the Church of Christ in George West. Burial will follow at the Argenta Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home of George West.