William "Lonzo" Gibbs, age 78 of Clarksville, TN, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at his home.
He was born February 4, 1935 in Woodlawn, TN, son of the late William James Gibbs and Ruth Wills Gibbs. He was also preceded in death by wives, Linda Smith Gibbs and Bonnie Lynne Gibbs; and a brother, Leonard Gibbs.
Survivors include a son, Rudy Gibbs (Donna); two daughters, Tammy Gibbs and Susan Murphy; two brothers, Lester Gibbs and Glenn Gibbs; four sisters, Mildred Greene, Susan Freeman, Lillian McCord and Marion Duncan; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Lonzo was owner of Rudy's Diner. He was a member of The Community Church and Masonic Lodge #89.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 18, 2013 at 1 p.m., at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel, with Pastor Harold Whitmer officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 3-6 p.m. and Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Parkinson's Foundation Inc., 1501 N.W. 9th Ave./Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.nealtarpley.com