Herbert Lewis Gibbs was born July 15, 1943 in Cherokee County and was the son of Rev. Jesse Gibbs, Sr. and Minnie Hemphill Gibbs.
He was baptized and joined Limestone Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. “Hub” as he was affectionately called and “Boss Hog” by the Eastside friends. He was a “1961” graduate of Gaffney High School then later joined The United States Army and Navy. He worked in the Masonry field by trade for many years.
Mr. Gibbs passed away on Friday, July 19, 2022 in Spartanburg Medical Center after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Edward Gibbs and sister, Minnie Carol Gibbs.
He leaves to cherish loving memories: a daughter, Marva Tate Reid (John), of Spartanburg; Avery Tate, of Gaffney; two brothers, Jesse Gibbs, Jr. and Thomas Gibbs; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Wilkins of the home, Ms. Elayne McKenzie, of Maryland and Belinda Sheryl Gibbs, of the home; two aunts, Mrs. Gwendolyn Hemphill and Mrs. Lillie Ellen Thornton of Flint, MI; a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 25th, at 2:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Dr. James Sanders, Jr. officiating and eulogy by the Rev. Michael L. Golden. Interment will be announced at a later date. The family is at the home of his brother, Thomas Gibbs, 100 Iris Lane. They will receive friends daily from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.