Robert Earl Gibbs

Published 1:06 pm Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Robert Earl Gibbs, 83 of Burkeville, VA passed away on Dec. 21, 2017.

He was born in Prince Edward County, VA on Sept. 16, 1934 to the late Junious A. and Myrtle Giles Gibbs. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers; Wayne, Taylor and Larry “Doc” and his son Robbie.

He is survived by his wife Lavanna “Bonnie”, his children; Vickie of Colorado Springs, CO, Ricky (Brenda) of Burkeville, Steve of Port St. John, FL., five grandchildren; Nikki, Stuart, Brandy, Casey and Jesse and 10 great grandchildren. He was employed by Norfolk Western Railway for 44 years. The love of his life was his family and tobacco farming which he did all his life.

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A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 1 p.m. at the Crewe Wesleyan Church, 1012 West Carolina Ave., Crewe, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Burkeville Fire Department.

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.