Obituary for Larry Neale Gibbs
Larry Neale Gibbs, age 78, of Liberty Hill, Texas and formerly of Brady, Texas passed away Friday, April 14, 2017 in Temple. He was born June 19, 1938 in Brady to Dorman Gibbs & Willie Bell (Capps) Gibbs. He graduated from Brady High School in 1956. He married Ethelene Garner on February 15, 1964 in Brady, Texas. He served 30 years in law enforcement, including the Texas Highway Patrol, Chief of Police in Fort Stockton, Chief Deputy Sheriff and Sheriff of Pecos County, and Security Officer for Goose Creek ISD. Larry was well respected and liked everywhere he worked. He retired from Goose Creek ISD in Baytown as head of security in 2003. He then moved back to his hometown of Brady. In August 2016, he and Ethelene moved to Liberty Hill to be closer to all of their children. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
A memorial service for Larry Neale Gibbs will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Brady. Friends may view and/or sign the online memorial guest book for Larry at www.leatherwoodmemorialchapels.com.
Larry is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ethelene Gibbs of Liberty Hill, sons Tommy Dan Turner and wife Romayne of Liberty Hill and Barton Gibbs and wife Laura of Rockdale; daughter Diana Brock and husband Kyle of Austin; a brother Tommy Gibbs; sister Connie Adams and husband Jimmy of Baytown; 9 grandchildren, Thomas Turner and wife Madeline, William Turner, Matthew Turner, Caroline Turner, Christopher Turner, Carson Brock, Evan Brock, Brandon Gibbs and wife Jennifer, and Clayton Gibbs; 4 great-grandchildren, Avery Turner, Rice Turner, Mary Turner and Frances Turner and a niece and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents. Memorial contributions in memory of Larry Neale Gibbs may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 and/or the charity of your choice.