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Robert C Gibbs

January 22, 1946 ~ December 28, 2019 (age 73)

Obituary

Robert C. Gibbs, 73 of Falls City, NE passed away December 28, 2019 at Topeka, KS.  He was born January 22, 1946 to Robert and Laura (Miner) Gibbs in Falls City.  Robert was raised in Reserve, KS and graduated from Reserve High School in 1964.  He attended Highland Junior College receiving an Associate’s Degree in business.  Following his schooling he joined the United States Navy, was stationed in San Diego, CA and served on the USS Ranger during the Vietnam War.  Following his military service he returned to San Diego where he met, on a blind date, and married Sharyn Wilkins on November 26, 1971. Bob was an electronic programmer working with computers.  In 1998 the couple moved to Falls City and purchased and opened the Falls City Flower Shop.  Bob worked for Community Medical Center for 13 years programming computers.  He retired in 2009 and they sold the flower shop.  Bob was a quiet, gentle man who was always willing to help others.  He loved his many hobbies including hunting, fishing, word-working and bee keeping.  He served as a Boy Scout leader for many years when living in California.  To say he was an avid football fan is an understatement. He was a member of Falls City Elks Lodge #963, Ducks Unlimited, NRA, VFW and American Legion.

He is survived by wife, Sharyn, Falls City, daughter, Kimberly Gibbs, Lincoln, NE, son Todd Gibbs, Escondido, CA his favorite dog Lucy and a sister, Barbara (Jerry) Clark.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Young Je Kim officiating. Inurnment will be in Steele Cemetery. Military graveside honors by Falls City Ceremonial Honor Guard.

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Services

Memorial Service
Friday
March 6, 2020

1:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
17th and Harlan St.
Falls City, NE 68355

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