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CORNLAND -- George David Gibbs, 72, of
Cornland, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at 10:32 a.m. at Memorial
Medical Center in Springfield.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. His
funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home,
with Bill Shanle and Chauncey Lattimer officiating.
Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery, Mount
Mr. Gibbs was a semi truck driver for Stahl's
Implement, C.C. Hawes and Cross Implement.
He was born Sept. 23, 1937, in Dahlgren to Cyrus
A. and Elsie E. McClure Gibbs. He married Freda
Chapman in Cornland on Dec. 14, 1974.
He is survived by his wife, of Cornland; three
sons, Darrell (and Elizabeth) Gibbs of Decatur,
David (and Sheryl) Gibbs of Mount Pulaski and
Kenneth Gibbs of Cornland; two daughters, Peggy Sue
(and Martin) Dunne of Mason City and Donna Jean (and
Allen) Eeten of Mount Pulaski; one brother, Roy (and
Sue) Gibbs of Macedonia; two sisters, Nadine
Whitsett of Aurora, Colo., and Beverly (and Michael)
Cyrulik of Mount Pulaski; 13 grandchildren; and four
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son,
Stewart; two brothers, Evan and Orval; and two
sisters, Elma and Sarah.
He was a deacon and trustee at the Cornland
He retired from the Cornland Volunteer Fire
He was on the Cornland Community Committee and
was a community inspirer, as he would do a
neighbor's yardwork before his own.
He was an avid camper.
Memorials may be made to Mount Pulaski EMS, Logan
County Paramedic Association or Cornland Christian
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