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Obituaries: Archie L. "Bud" Gibbons


Archie L. "Bud" Gibbons Vintage_Truck.jpg
Barnesville, Ohio

Archie L. “Bud” Gibbons, 88, of Barnesville, Ohio, died Friday, August 29, 2014 at Emerald Pointe Nursing and Rehab. He was born September 12, 1925 in Jerusalem, Ohio, son of the late Irvy M. Gibbons and Lettie E. Stills Gibbons.

He was retired from Perkins Construction and also worked as a dairy farmer. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, older vintage trucks and cars, and especially pies and homemade bread. Archie was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and six brothers.

Archie is survived by his wife of 67 years, Viola (Stephen) Gibbons; daughters, Linda J. (Richard C.) Swallie, Cathy J. Leasure; son William E. (Bernice) Gibbons; sister, Janet Whiteley all of Barnesville, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and soon to be one great-great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Guernsey, 9711 East Pike Road, P.O. Box 1165, Cambridge, Ohio 43725.
Honoring Archie’s wishes, private funeral services will be conducted Tuesday. Interment will be at Ebenezer Cemetery.
Honoring Archie’s wishes, private funeral services will be conducted Tuesday. Reverend Gene Miller will be officiating.
Ebenezer Cemetery
Kelly-Kemp-Braido-Patron Funeral Home

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