James Ray “Jim’ Gibbs Jr.


    James Ray “Jim” Gibbs Jr. was born on September 10, 1942 in Davisville, Missouri to the James Ray Gibbs and Hazel (Davis) Gibbs Sr. and passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the age for 76 years.


    Jim married Judy Ann Dodd on February 25, 1967 in St. James, Missouri.
    Jim, along with his wife Judy, owned and operated Jim & Judy’s Cleaning Service for over 40 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cuba, National Rabbit Association and served his country for six years in the United States Army National Guard. He enjoyed farming, gardening, animals and coin collecting.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Judy Ann Gibbs, who passed away on July 18, 2019; one brother, Ken Gibbs; one infant sister, Mary Ruth Gibbs; and one brother-in-law, Harry Thomas.
    He is survived by his daughters, Kimberly and husband Troy Foster of Charlestown, Indiana and Tiffany and husband Ben Bailey of Bonne Terre, Missouri; three grandchildren, Sarah and husband Kyle Tilley of Carmel, Indiana, Zachariah Foster of Nabb, Indiana and Rachel Foster of Nabb, Indiana; sisters and brothers, Frances Thomas of Springfield, Missouri, Vera and husband Carl Price of Springfield, Missouri, Jolene Gibbs of Steelville, Missouri, Paul and wife Yvonne Gibbs of St. Charles, Missouri, Rhonda Gayle and husband Carrol Deal of Springfield, Missouri; one brother-in-law, Billy and wife Linda Dodd of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
    Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Jim Moore officiating.
    Military honors and interment followed at the Kinder Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.