Kenneth Gibbs
Kenneth Gibbs
  • February 28, 1937 - January 27, 2017
  • Ooltewah, Tennessee

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Kenneth Gibbs, 79, of Ooltewah, TN, went home to be with his Lord on January 27, 2016, surrounded by his family. He retired as a Bridge Inspector from the Tennessee Department of Transportation after 43 years of service.
He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, many people, and he will be greatly missed. He was a member and Deacon Emeritus of Bayside Baptist Church where he also served in many capacities. He was the son of the late Jim and Rosa Gibbs.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Patsy Christian Gibbs, Ooltewah; son and daughter-in-law, Curt and Pam Gibbs, Chattanooga; granddaughter, Natalie (Joey) Crane, Trenton, GA; sisters, Jessie Lee Brown, Hixson and Margaret Ann Gibbs, Gruetli-Laager, TN
The family would like to give a special thanks to everyone at CHI Memorial Hospital, Life Care of Ooltewah, Hospice of Chattanooga and Grady and Jan Cooper for all the special love and care that was given to Kenneth and his family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Bayside Baptist Church Building Fund, 6100 Highway 58, Harrison, Tennessee 37341.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am Tuesday in the Valley View Chapel with the Rev. Grady Cooper officiating. Interment will be in McGlothen Cemetery, Dunlap, TN.
The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. on Sunday and from 4-6 p.m. on Monday at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.