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Donald Tibbals

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Donald H. Tibbals

Donald H. Tibbals, 82, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, brother and Papa passed away on Saturday, June 28, at the Renown Medical Center. Don was born on October 16, 1931 in Glendale, California the son of Walter and Mildred (Humphrey) Tibbals. He will always be remembered as a hard working, larger than life individual with a great many accomplishments. He loved and served his country, his family and community; as well as orchestrating a few shenanigans along the way.

Don is survived by his wife of 42 years, Joy; eight children, Don W. (Sandy) Tibbals, Scott (Melissa) Tibbals, Mike (Cindy) Tibbals, Shawna Tibbals, Sherry Tibbals, Scott (Tanya) Ruddell, Sally (Doyle) Hall and JoElla (Roger) Tiscareno; 25 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren; his brother Joe (Carol) Tibbals and sister, Barbara Beal along with numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Margaret McCloud and Helen McDonald. A Celebration of Life service will be held 11:00 am Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Pioneer Crossing Conference Center, 11 North Main Street Yerington. Family and friends are invited to sign his online guest book at, sympathy cards may be sent directly to Joy from this site. Donations may be made in Don's name to the South Lyon Healthcare Foundation PO Box 940 Yerington, Nevada 89447. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home 25 Hwy 208 Yerington, Nevada 89447 (775) 463-2911

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on July 6, 2014
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