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William Thomas (Tom) Gibb

November 27, 1954 ~ March 9, 2017 (age 62)

William Thomas (Tom) Gibb, 62, of Cave Spring, died Thursday afternoon, March 9, 2017 following an extended illness. Mr. Gibb was born in West Palm Beach November 27, 1954, a son of Margaret Anne Myers Gibb and the late Charles Stephenson Gibb. Mr. Gibb was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, and had made his home in Cave Spring for a number of years. He was associated with the Georgia Kraft Sawmill Division, and had retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation. Mr. Gibb was fond of hunting, saw-milling, and nature and was often referred to as “Mountain Man.” Besides his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Gibb. Mr. Gibb is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Deborah Clark, and Ms. Cynthia Gibb, both of Thomaston; by three grandchildren, Taylor Allen, MacKenzie Clark, and Ethan Gibb; by a great-grandson, Trustyn Clay; by his brother, Gerry Gibb of Fort Valley; and by his sister, Mrs. Pam Guined of Reynolds. His mother, Mrs. Margaret Anne (Peggy) Gibb of Mauk, Ga.; his companion and best friend, Mrs. Betty Jean Colston Garner of Centre; the mother of his children, Mrs. Patricia Ann Gibb of Thomaston; his aunt, Mrs. Delilah Rose (Lulu) McCune of Mauk and a number of nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial services for Mr. Gibb were held Sunday afternoon, March 12, 2017 at 3:00 P. M. EDT at John House’s Cave Spring Chapel with his brother Gerry Gibb officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday from 2:00 P.M. EDT until the service hour. Mr. Gibbs ashes were interred at the Andersonville National Cemetery in Andersonville, Georgia.


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