James Calvin Gibbs

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Funeral services for James Calvin Gibbs, 71, of
Leesville were held Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 2 p.m. at First United Pentecostal Church of Leesville, with Pastor Mark Christian officiating. Burial followed in the Pine Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of
James (Bugs), the son of William Calvin & Dola Jesse Pauline McHam Gibbs, was born October 5, 1944, in Marshall, Texas. He passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016, in Alexandria.
James, a graduate of Marthaville High
School and Northwestern State University (AS-Criminal Justice), retired from the Louisiana State Police as a Communications Operator. He was a member of First United Pentecostal Church of Leesville. He loved gardening and tinkering with small
engines. His family was everything to him.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Georgia Rea Roberts Gibbs. They were married more than 51 years. Their children are Jennifer, James II and Mary, and John and Carissa Gibbs. His precious
grandchildren are Richard and Annette, Stephanie, Kenneth and Ricci Waterman; David and Lauren Adamski; Sam and Kayla Queen; Ashlyn, Jathan, and Bowen Gibbs. His extraordinary great-grandchildren are Jenaleyse, Georgia, Elijah, James, Wesley,
Brooklyn, Brennan, Jason, Mason and Bailey. Cherished siblings are Albert Gibbs and Dola and Marvin Wheeler. His wonderful nephews and nieces include Callie, Randy, Sherry, Brenda, Beth, Joy, Andrew, and Angela.
He was preceded in death
by his parents, Calvin and Pauline Gibbs; brothers, William and Paul Gibbs; and his precious grandson Joshua Gibbs.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Gibbs Family at www.labbymemorial.com