Walter Edward “Ed” Gibbs, 63, of Cottontown, passed away on Tuesday July 13, 2021, at NorthCrest Health. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted Saturday July 17th at 3:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Gardner and Tim Harris officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Ed was born May 19, 1958, in Springfield, to the late Carl and Ann Catherine Ellis Gibbs. He was a graduate of Springfield High School Class of 1977. Ed worked as a store manager with Yankee Candle Company, and he attended City of Faith Church in Springfield. He collected Fiesta Ware, loved traveling, cooking, gardening, and flowers. Ed loved his family and friends, especially spending time with them and cooking for them. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his husband: Scott Bowers and by his brother-in-law: Bubba Gezley.
Ed is survived by his brother and sister-in-law: Carl Timothy “Jake” and Judy Gibbs of Warrior, AL, by his sisters: Kimberly Ann Gibbs Gezley and Patti Frances Gibbs Campbell both of Springfield, by his nieces: Loni (Bo) Mantooth, Katelyn (Erica) Edinger, by his nephews: Brandon Ellis, Brent Ellis, Jacob (Claire) Gezley, Dylan McCreary, and Hunter Gibbs, by his partner: Steve Honea, and his children: Jonathan and Joanne Honea all of Springfield, and by his 7 great nieces and nephews.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements
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