Mr. James E. Gibbs, 82

Published 8:58 am Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Mr. James E. Gibbs, age 82 of Harrogate, TN, born January 1, 1940 passed away surrounded by his children on Father’s Day, June 19, 2022.

He attended the University of Kentucky where upon graduation in Civil Engineering came back to Harrogate to join the family coal mining business. Arabian horses always held a special place in his heart and he shared this passion with his children throughout their childhood.

He is preceded in death by his parents Leslie and Juanita Gibbs, siblings Paris Ann, Cecil, and Faye Gibbs, and the mother of his children Carol Gibbs.
Survivors include his three children Michelle, Michael (Christine) and Mark (Andrea) Gibbs.

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Grandchildren: Courtney, Will, Jessica, Lucas, and Anna Gibbs

Brothers: A.C. (Betty Jane) Gibbs and John L. (Vickie) Gibbs Jr

Sisters: Bette (Bob) Collins and Betty Jo Gibbs

Close friends: Josh and Gerald Branham

Along with many nieces and nephews.

The family plans to hold a private graveside service to remember the life of their brother, dad, and Pop.