Ray Gibbs (9-3-16) service 9-7-16

Ray Gibbs, of Adamsville, was born in Crump on June 12, 1936, the son of the late Finley Edgar “Tony” and Harue Moffett Gibbs.
On June 12, 1977, he was united in marriage to Wanda Kay Milligan, who survives.
Mr. Gibbs served his country in the United States Navy. He retired after 35 years from Sears-Roebuck Company where he worked in logistics.  He also worked for 20 years in lawn care. Mr. Gibbs was an avid Tennessee Vols, St. Louis Cardinals and Tennessee Titans fan. He always enjoyed going to his sons’ sporting events, spending time outdoors and playing with his grandson, Finley.  Mr. Gibbs loved his large family, full of nieces, nephews and cousins.
He departed this life on Saturday, Sept. 3, at his residence in Adamsville, at the age of 80 years, 2 months and 22 days.
In addition to his wife, Wanda of 39 years, he is survived by his two sons, Matthew Ray Gibbs and his wife Jennifer Lynn of Burns, Tennessee and Blake Joseph “BJ” Gibbs of Adamsville; one grandchild, Finley Jacob Gibbs of Burns, Tennessee; three brothers, Bobby Glen Gibbs of Adamsville, James Kenneth “Kenny” Gibbs of Savannah and Donny Max Gibbs of Stantonville, Tennessee (who died Sept. 10, 2016); and one sister, Martha Ann Davey of Adamsville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Merle Charlyne Powell, Margaret Eloise Scott and Mabel Louise Watson; and six brothers, John Elmer, W.M. “Snow,” Joe Finley, Fay, Billy Keith, and Herbert Hoover Gibbs.
Services were held on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m., at Milledgeville United Methodist Church with Jim Osborne, Jimmy Dyer and Phil Bridges officiating. Burial followed in Crump Cemetery.

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