Richard Leon Hibbs

November 20, 1938 ~ August 9, 2020 (age 81)


Richard Leon Hibbs, age 81 of Louisville, KY died Sunday, August 9, 2020 at the Hospice Facility of Baptist Health Louisville. He was born in Louisville, KY on November 20, 1938, the son of the late Herbert Houston Hibbs and Carrie Elizabeth Jaggers Hibbs. Richard was a veteran of the United States Navy and retired from General Electric after many years of service. He was a former member of several bowling leagues and enjoyed watching basketball.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Donald Hibbs.

Richard is survived by his wife Phyllis Hibbs of Louisville, KY

1 son - Richard Hibbs, Jr of Stanton,KY

2 daughters - Melissa Jean Faw and Judy Ann Hibbs (Steve Allen) of Stanton, KY

2 stepdaughters - Tonya Egerton (DeWayne) and Teresa Kunkel (Damian) of Louisville, KY

3 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren

1 sister - Alberta Higgs (Junior) of Caneyville, KY

Private funeral services will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be at the Fairview Cemetery in SeRee, KY. Walk through visitation will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 12:30 - 3 PM central time.

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August 13, 2020

12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
306 South Hardin Street
Hardinsburg, KY 40143

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