Wilbert Gibbs

1921

Wilbert Gibbs was born on 22 Apr 1921 in Richland, South Carolina, USA a child of Louis Gibbs and Ada Gibbs.

1946

Wilbert Gibbs enlisted in the military on 02 Apr 1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as a negro, single with no dependents, having completed grammar school, for the Hawaiian Department in the regular Army Quartermaster Corps, Technician 4th grade.

His military serial number was 33520688

1973

He died on 23 Nov 1973 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA. He was buried on 02 Dec 1973 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery. 

WILBERT GIBBS

BROOKLYN N. Y. – Wilbert Gibbs, 41, died Friday in a local hospital after a sudden illness.

Born in Richland County, South Carolina, he was a son of Mrs. Ada Gibbs and the late Louis Gibbs.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Ada Gibbs of Columbia; seven brothers, Frank P. Gibbs of Brooklyn, Roosevelt Gibbs, of Richmond, Virginia, Charlie Gibbs, Johnnie Gibbs, Jessie Gibbs, Mackie Gibbs, and Melvin Gibbs of Elgin, South Carolina; and six sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Blanding, Mrs. Nellie English, Mrs. Sarah White, Mrs. Susie Pottee, Miss. Patsy Gibbs and Miss. Evelyn Gibbs of Elgin.

Plans will be announced by Leevy’s Funeral Home of Columbia.

WILBERT GIBBS

BROOKLYN N. Y. – Wilbert Gibbs, 41, died Friday in a local hospital after a sudden illness.

Born in Richland County, South Carolina, he was a son of Mrs. Ada Gibbs and the late Louis Gibbs.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Ada Gibbs of Columbia; seven brothers, Frank P. Gibbs of Brooklyn, Roosevelt Gibbs, of Richmond, Virginia, Charlie Gibbs, Johnnie Gibbs, Jessie Gibbs, Mackie Gibbs, and Melvin Gibbs of Elgin, South Carolina; and six sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Blanding, Mrs. Nellie English, Mrs. Sarah White, Mrs. Susie Pottee, Miss. Patsy Gibbs and Miss. Evelyn Gibbs of Elgin.

Plans will be announced by Leevy’s Funeral Home of Columbia.

GIBBS RITES

Services for Wilbert Gibbs of Brooklyn, New York, will be held tomorrow at 2 PM in the Shady Grove A. M. E. Church in Elgin with burial in the churchyard.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Ada Gibbs of Columbia; seven brothers, Frank P. Gibbs of Brooklyn, Roosevelt Gibbs, of Richmond, Virginia, Charlie Gibbs, Johnnie Gibbs, Jessie Gibbs, Mackie Gibbs, and Melvin Gibbs of Elgin, South Carolina; and six sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Blanding, Mrs. Nellie English, Mrs. Sarah White, Mrs. Susie Pottee, Miss. Patsy Gibbs and Miss. Evelyn Gibbs of Elgin.

Announcements

Visitation Funeral

Gibbs, Wilbert, Brooklyn, New York reposing in Leevy’s “A Temple of Services,” 1831 Taylor Street, City.

Funeral services 2 PM Sunday in Shady Grove A. M. E. Church, Elgin interment in churchyard.

Family will receive friends in chapel Saturday evening seven to 9 o’clock.

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Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Patricia Johnson

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