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Bennie Dale Gibbs

March 19, 1934 February 14, 2018
Bennie Dale Gibbs
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Obituary for Bennie Dale Gibbs

Bennie Dale Gibbs, age 84 of Golconda, Illinois passed away at Carrier Mills Nursing Home in Carrier Mills, IL.

He was born in Pope County, Illinois to Daniel and Edna (Cruson) Gibbs on March 19, 1934. Bennie married Nina Hubbard March 14, 1953, she survives. He was a member of First General Baptist Church in Rockford, IL. Bennie was a member and Deacon of Dutton Chapel General Baptist Church. He retired from Hardin County Work Camp after 20 plus years of service. Bennie was a Pope County Commissioner for 8 years and on the Quadra County Health Board. He had a custom hay bailing business.

Bennie is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years, Nina Gibbs of Golconda; two sons, Bennie Gibbs of Golconda, IL, Bernie (Melissa) Gibbs of Brookport, IL; one daughter, Livene (V.J.) Spencer of Wadesboro, NC; seven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and are expecting a great grandson and the 1st great great grandchild; sister, Donna Kay Hill of Phoenix, AZ.

Bennie was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bobby Gibbs.

A private graveside service was held Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Dutton Chapel Cemetery in Golconda, IL. A celebration of life for Bennie will be held at a later date.

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