GIBBINS, MICHAEL GEORGE, age 56 of Oviedo, FL passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2005. He was born March 12, 1949 in Wales. He was a rare talent, both in his music and his skills as a loving father and husband. He brought laughter and music to the life of everyone he met in life through his band, Badfinger. He leaves a loving family both here in Oviedo, FL and over seas in Swansea, South Wales. He will always be remembered by those he met, and his spirit will live on through his legacy of music and of his sons. Michael is survived by his wife, Ellie; sons Owen, David and Adam all of Oviedo, FL; mother, Elizabeth Gibbins of Swansea, Wales; six sisters, Brenda, Barbara, Betty, Joyce, Marion, and Cilla all of Swansea, Wales. The family will receive friends, Friday October 7, 2005 from 6-8PM at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home. A Service of Remembrance will be Saturday, October 8, 2005 at 2PM at BALDWIN-FAIRCHILD FUNERAL HOMES OVIEDO CHAPEL, 501 East Mitchell Hammock Road, Oviedo, FL 32765. 407-366-3700.
Published in Orlando Sentinel on Oct. 6, 2005.