GIBBS, Doug F. (Gibber), age 45, passed away May 14, 2014 in Plant City. He was born in Lakeland, Florida on June 17, 1968 to Jack T. and Elizabeth (Cook) Gibbs. A lifelong resident of Plant City, Gibber graduated from Plant City High School and HCC. He worked side by side as a Real Estate agent with his father and brother Ken in the family real-estate company that was established in 1954. Gibber was a local civic leader serving in several organizations, including Chairman of Plant City Chamber of Commerce, past President of Plant City Lions Club, Rotary Club director and chairman of the East Hillsborough County Law Enforcement Appreciation Association, Advisory Council Plant City Photo Archives, local, state and national associations of Realtors, and church membership Baptist. Survivors include his parents, Jack and Elizabeth Gibbs, a brother Ken Gibbs, Grandmother, Margaret Gibbs, his loving life partner of 11 years, Carole Wright, two nieces, Sara and Anna, and nephews, Andrew, Paul, Luke, Nathaniel, and Philip Gibbs. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday May 17, 2014 11:00 AM at Plant City's First Baptist Church. Visitation will be held from 9 - 11 AM at the church. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family requests memorials to Plant City Rotary Club, PO Box 1404, Plant City, FL. 33564, or East Hillsborough County Law Enforcement Appreciation Association, PO Box 4807, Plant City, FL. 33563.
Published in TBO.com on May 16, 2014