Gordon A. Gibbs


Gordon A. Gibbs, 83, of Bellevue passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at the Bellevue Care Center. He was born November 30, 1939, in Haskins, Ohio the son of Elmer and Naomi (Bemis) Gibbs.

Gordon served in the Ohio National Guard from 1962-1968. During that time, he was employed by Reinhart Sale’s in Bowling Green. In 1970, Gordon purchased what would become Gibbs Equipment, and he would operate the company for 48 years. He served as a member of the First National Bank Board of Directors for 28 years and served as a Trustee of The Bellevue Hospital Foundation. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and Elks Lodge #1013, Bellevue.

Gordon married Kathleen Fox on September 22, 1962, in Haskins, Ohio; She survives along with their two sons: Michael (Michelle) Gibbs and Kirk Gibbs; 6 grandchildren: Joseph, Samuel, Emily, Collin, Zane, and Graham Gordon; and a sister Joan (Van) Zink.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Tom Gibbs, and sisters: Verna (Lowell) Brown, Ruth Henne, and Donna (John) Schadenfroh.

At Gordon’s request, private services will be honored. Foos & Foos Funeral Service, Bellevue is assisting with arrangements.

Memorials in Gordon’s honor may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 209 Southwest Street, Bellevue, Ohio 44811.

Memories and condolences may be shared at www.foosfuneral.com.

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