Thomas Gibbs, Jr., 68, of Rockford, passed away Friday, October 2, 2020 in Swedish American Hospital after a long illness. Thomas was a 1970 graduate from Knobel High, Knobel, Arkansas. He served in the U.S. Marines and loved his country. Throughout his life he studied airframe and powerplant mechanics, welding and worked as a well driller. He was currently retired. Thomas enjoyed reading, especially the Clay County Courier, and talking politics.
Survivors include his daughter, Roxanne Gibbs of Nevada; son, Jeffrey Gibbs of Illinois; granddaughter, Kylie of Nevada; sisters, Susan Lipford of Illinois and Caroline Filewich of Indiana; nieces, Jeanie (Bob) Kenyon of Illinois, Felicia Kenyon of Illinois, Kirin Lipford of Illinois; nephews, Travis (Heather) Lipford of Illinois, David Kenyon of Illinois, John Filewich of Alabama, Wade Filewich of Indiana and Travis Ray Lipford of Illinois.
No services to be held at this time.
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