- July 1, 1950 - October 9, 2016
- Akron, Ohio
of Willie's Passing
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“My condolences to Charles Gibbs and the Gibbs family. I remember you all when your family moved on North St. and I lived on Goodwin St. Very fond...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Wali Rahim
“RIP Willie, my co-worker, friend. We had a lot of fun and laughable moments at the Brecksville, VAMC. My condolences to the family.
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jeanelle Tolbert - Akron
“R.I.P uncle Willie, your kindness and love will always be with me. Thank you for loving me and treating me like family. You will be greatly missed....Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Taye Davis - akron, OH
“God's Got You Uncle Chill. My Heart Goes Out To Your Family and Friends; may You All know that We'll see Him again when Our Creator comes for us....Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Kim Gough - Akron, OH
“I have many fond memories of Uncle Chill. Praying for the family and friends. Love You all...RIH Uncle Chill
5 of 17 | Posted by: Pamela Spidell-Moore - akron, OH
“I Will keep the Gibbs family in pray . I worked with mr. Willie Gibbs at the Brecksville VA; he was a wonderful coworker,person&friend. CaroleE...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: caroleE Greer - Akron, OH
“To the Gibbs family May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.
7 of 17 | Posted by: Beronica CameronMack - Akron, OH
“My sincerest sympathy. Know that one day, many will have the opportunity to live again. May the hope of everlasting life sustain and comfort you...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: CW
“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
9 of 17 | Posted by: Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home - OH
“The family is in our prayers. "If you have lived and loved, you will continue to do so, until the gates open and you find yourself inside something...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Camilla Warren -Muse
“RIP Willie, you will truly be missed. And may God give the family strength at this difficult time. For you.
11 of 17 | Posted by: M. "Pete" Peterson Jr. - Norton, OH
“god bless willie what a nice gentle person I met willie at va akron outstanding marine . god bless the family I know they cared so much Michael...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: A friend
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
13 of 17 | Posted by: Fannie Lamb - Akron, OH
“WILLIE WAS A GREAT MAN, AND A GOOD FRIEND...HE WAS ALWAYS THERE WITH A COMFORTING HAND. OR A CARD IN THE MAIL TO LET YOU KNOW HE WAS THINKING ABOUT,...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: MICHAEL BENNETT - ATWATER, OH
“To the Gibbs Family, with my heartfelt condolences, may God bless and keep you all in this time of sorrow.Willie (Wee), God saw you getting tired and...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Marna Engarm - Akron, OH
“Like a father who removes the cause of his children's suffering and dries their eyes, God will help and strengthen you during this difficult time....Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: A friend
“Gunnery Sergeant Willie GibbsThe greatest Marine I ever met, we Americans who enjoy Liberty and freedom today is because of Marines like Gunnery...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: SGT. Johnnie Downs - Akron, OH
Willie was born on July 1, 1950 and passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016.
Willie was a resident of Akron, Ohio at the time of his passing.
Willie attended Akron Public Schools.
He entered the United States Marine Corp in 1968. He served in both the Viet Nam and the Desert Storm conflicts.
Service will be held Saturday October 15 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at Stewart Calhoun Funeral Home 529 W. Thornton St. Akron OH 44307 Reverend Marcellus Winters officiating. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.