COLUMBUS — Oscar James Gibbs, 58, died Jan. 22, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle. Services are Saturday at noon at Shiloh FGMB Church with the Rev. Therman Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in Gibbs Cemetery. Visitation is today from 3-8 p.m. at Carter’s of Columbus. Mr. Gibbs was born April 12, 1954, to the late Joseph and Earline Gibbs. He was formerly employed with Sanderson Plumbing and Managed Janitorial Services. He was a member of Oak Grove MB Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Johnnie Gibbs and Jessie Gibbs. Survivors include his wife, Veola Salter Gibbs of Columbus; children, Kegdra Gray, Kedra Gibbs Binion, Rogdrick Gibbs and Terrance Gibbs, all of Columbus, Oscar Gibbs Jr., and Damarco Gibbs, both of Jackson; siblings, Linda Howard, Sarah Pate, Joann Morris, Nellie McGee, Earlie Walls and Robert Gibbs, all of Columbus, Idonnia Anderson of Vicksburg, Martha Taylor of Hattiesburg, John Gibbs of Houston, Texas, and Donald Gibbs of South Bend, Ind.; an d14 grandchildren. Pallbearers are Jonathan Morris, Gregory Morris, Markcus Pate, Keith Salter, Joe Baldwin Jr., Carlton Lewis, Timothy Summerville and Kenneth Salter.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 1, 2013
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