Dr. Guy L. Bibbs, Jr.
PEORIA — Dr. Guy L. Bibbs, Jr., February 27, 1948-July 7, 2021. Husband of Dr. Lona C. Bibbs. Father of Dr. Lona D. Bibbs and Guy L. Bibbs, III, grandfather of Jordan L. Jason Guy, Mason Guy, Jackson C. and Bryson Guy.
Dr. Bibbs spent his childhood years in Peoria, IL. He was a graduate of Manual H.S. and Bradley University, (BFA), where he was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He received his DDS from University of Illinois College of Dentistry with a specialty in Orthodontics.
Member of the American Dental Assoc. of Orthodontists, American Dental Assoc., Illinois State Dental Society, Lincoln Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society-Kenwood Hyde Park Branch, Past President. Lifetime Member - University of Illinois Alumni Assoc. Donor, UIC Athletics and Original Donor, Supporting Excellence Endowment Fund in Student Affairs at UIC. He also served as Mentor/Tutor to students in the College of Dentistry and Urban Health Program.
Dr. Bibbs earned numerous awards, honors, and commendations. He was recognized by the University of Illinois Urban Health Program as a distinguished Chicago dentist in recognition of his outstanding leadership, strength, and dedication, to public service and achievement.
Dr. Bibbs retired his practice, Parkside Orthodontic Care, after more than 40 dedicated years in dentistry.
Public viewing will be Friday, July 23, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Leak & Sons Funeral Homes, 7838 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago. Saturday, July 24, 2021: visitation, 11 a.m.; services, 12 p.m., Life Center COGIC, 5500 S. Indiana Ave., Chicago. Entombment, Oak Woods Cemetery, 1035 E. 67th St., Chicago, IL 60637.
Published by Peoria Journal Star from Jul. 22 to Jul. 24, 2021.