Leon Gibbs Jr.

LEON GIBBS JR., 50, OF READING Leon Gibbs Jr., 50, of Reading, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013. He was the husband of Paula Winters-Gibbs. Born in Pottstown, he was a son of Leon C. Gibbs, Sr. and Patricia A. Faison-Gehris. Leon was baptized at the Second Baptist Church, Pottstown, PA. His family are currently parishioners of Sacred Heart Church. Leon was a coach for Berks Catholic Youth football and basketball and many other youth organizations. He sat on the board for the Berks Catholic Youth Football Program. He was also a coach for the Olivet Boys and Girls Club Baseball Program and was a member of the Blacktop Basketball Association of Reading. Leon was an independent accountant and also worked for Amazon Company in the warehouse and the Wilson School District in the Transportation Department. In addition to his wife and parents, Leon is survived by one son, Clayton Gibbs; one stepdaughter, Portlin Gieringer; two sisters, Crystal Gibbs of Pottstown and Sherry, wife of Ronnie Prince of Sinking Spring; two nieces, Ajia and Amber; one uncle, William Faison Jr. of Miami, and one aunt, Arlene Billman of Pottstown. Funeral Services will be held in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 240 Mintzer St., Pottstown, PA, on Saturday, May 25, at 1 p.m. Friends may call on Friday evening at the Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Perkiomen Ave., Reading, PA, from 5 to 9 p.m. and also again on Saturday at church from 12-1 p.m. Interment is private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Clayton Gibbs Memorial Fund, C/O Diamond Federal Credit Union, 1600 Medical Drive, Pottstown, PA 19464. For online condolences, please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com

Funeral Home

Lutz Funeral Home Inc
2100 Perkiomen Ave Reading, PA 19606
(610) 376-7121
Published in The Mercury on May 23, 2013