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Donald "Don" Gibbs

October 27, 1937 — May 27, 2022



Mr. Donald “Don” Gibbs, age: 84 of Gadsden, formerly of Boaz, died on Friday, May 27, 2022, at his residence.


Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm, Sunday, June 5, 2022, at McRae Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Chapman officiating with Pat Kittle and Ron Edwards providing the eulogies. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, from noon until service time at the funeral home.


Mr. Gibbs was born in Alabama on October 27, 1937, to Floyd and Lottie Allen Gibbs. He was the owner of Gibbs and Sons Machinery Inc.


Mr. Gibbs is survived by his companion of 18 years: Shirle Malone of Gadsden, Sons & Daughters-in-Law: David & Debbie Gibbs of Georgia, Mickey & Mitzi Gibbs, Kim Gibbs all of Glencoe and Laura Gibbs all of Glencoe, Special Daughter: Jeri (Brian) Malone Franks of Guntersville, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren Brother-in-Law: Marston Bishop and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his Father: Floyd Gibbs, Mother: Lottie Allen Gibbs Martin, Step-father: Clarence Martin, Son: Terry Gibbs, and Sister: Sheena Bishop. The family extends thanks to Special Care-giver: Karie Smith, Southern Care New Beacon Hospice, Dr. Akisanya, Kristina Warren, Jamie Griffin, Lindsey Morgan, and Shirley Headrick.


Pallbearers will be Jon David Gibbs, Hunter Gibbs, Harrison Gibbs, Chris Gibbs, Bo Shirley, Kevin Steward, Brady Gibbs, and Tony Rider. Honorary Pallbearers will be Dennis Harker, Ron Edwards, and David Johnson.


The family is accepting flowers or suggests donation to New Beacon Hospice or Shepherd's Cove Hospice.

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Sunday, June 5, 2022

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