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“We just found out today of the passing of Dave..We send our deep regrets to Carol and the girls..You are all in our prayers ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Wayne and Sue Freshcorn - Rudolph, OH

“To David's Family, We are sorry for your loss, please know that you are in our prayers. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Janie and Larry Hazelton - OH

“I am deeply saddened to learn of Dave's passing. He was always a good friend and enjoyed the times we got to spend visiting. My heart and prayers go...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Jerry Adams - Fostoria, OH

“Connie, Jeff and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers of peace and comfort will be with you today and throughout the holiday...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: David & Sonja Walsh - Findlay, OH, OH

“So..So...sorry for your lost. I will always remember David coming into Sears and talking about woodworking with me. I will miss our chats. ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Jesse Cox - Findlay, OH

“Frank and the Gibbs family, Deepest sympathy for your loss. May you find peace in God's Promise of eternal life and that we will be reunited again...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Kelly Niehaus - Findlay, OH

“To Frank Gibbs, I was at the Auglaize NRCS today and heard about your brother. Sending our thoughts and prayers. Dave & Carol Sanders ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Dave Sanders - van wert, OH

“He took the time to look Bill and I up in TX when he was driving truck and it meant so much to us to see someone from back home in OH. Offering...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Janis Jones - Flint, TX

“Frank and family, Just know that I'm thinking of you all! Try to cling to the fact that they are in a MUCH better place than we and rejoice that we...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Dena Marshall - Westport, IN

“Dear Sheila, We are so sorry to read of David's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Hopefully we will see you this winter. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Charlie and Pat Shanfelt - OH

“Phyllis and family, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your father. You are in my prayers and thoughts at this time. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Pever - Toledo, OH

“Carol, Lynette, Brenda, Connie, Phyllis, Frank and Shiela and Faimlies Thinking and prayer for you during this time of mourning.May God comfort you...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Carma Welch Lehman - Rawson, OH

“SHEILA AND FAMILY, SO SORRY TO HEAR OF DAVID'S PASSING. MY CONDOLENCES TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. SINCERELY RUTHANN ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: RUTHANN (SMITH)SCHRAMM - FINDLAY, OH

“So Sorry for your loss, It's been so many years since he used to tease me. Carol Franks. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Larry and Carol,Womack, Franks - OH

“Lynetta, Brenda, Connie & Phyllis -- Want you all to know I am thinking of you, and your Mom, and keeping all of you in my prayers as you go through...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Cindy Pierson - Ottawa, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers to the Gibbs family during this difficult time of loss. We loved Dave as part of our family as well. We will all miss him...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Vickie Kent - Fostoria, OH

“Loving thoughts and warm hugs for the family in your time of sorrow.Dave will surely be missed. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Angela and Brian Welly - Fostoria, OH

“So sorry ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Tom & Marilyn Sheidler - Jupiter, FL


Rawson David A. Gibbs, 69 of Rawson died at 2:54 AM December 15, 2012 at Lima Memorial Health System. He was born June 11, 1943 in Bluffton to Albert and Helen (Habegger) Gibbs. On March 19, 1961 he married Carol Foltz and she survives. He retired from Roppe Rubber Corp., Fostoria as a truck and shuttle driver and was also a farmer. He was a member of Moose Lodge #698, Findlay, the Liars Club and the Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association. He loved fishing, woodworking, spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, antique tractors and attended the Florida Flywheelers last year. He was the owner of Gibbs RV Park, Indian Lake. Survivors also include four Lynetta (Chris) Crow of Fostoria, Brenda (Randy) Woods of Findlay, Connie (Jeff) Cooper of Rawson, Phyllis (Rick) Rettig of Arlington; eleven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; a brother Frank Gibbs of Rawson; and a sister Sheila Niswander of Bluffton. A son David Albert Gibbs Jr. and a brother in law Tom Niswander preceded him in death. Services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton. Chaplain Mark Tisch officiating. Burial will take place in Clymer Cemetery, near Mt. Cory. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Moose Lodge #698, Findlay or the Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association.

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Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes - Bluffton Chapel
239 S Main St Bluffton, OH 45817
Tel. (419) 358-2051

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