Kibbey, C.M. (Buddy) 88, was born on February 5, 1925 in Martins Mill, Texas and went to join his Lord and Savior on March 22, 2013. He proudly served over three years in the US Navy during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1946. In 1948 he married Amalee Grady to begin a devoted and loving union that lasted almost sixty-five years until his death. Together they raised four daughters and lived most of their married life in Irving, TX. He retired in 1985 after a long and distinguished career with American Airlines. He also proudly served as a reserve police officer with the Irving Police department for four years. Preceding him in death were his parents Ellen and Rayford Kibbey; sister, Mary Kibbey. Survived by his wife, Amalee Kibbey; daughters: Kathy Wilson and husband Larry, Debbie Neuse, Marsha Lindsey and husband Gary, Mary Phillips and husband Cody; sister, Joan Jones; eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Visitation 1-2 pm Monday, March 25th, at Eubank Funeral Home. Graveside service at Holly Springs Cemetery in Martins Mill at 2:30pm.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 24, 2013