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Thomas E. Gibbs

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Date published: 1/15/2014

Thomas E. Gibbs

Thomas Edward Gibbs, 60, of Spotsylvania County passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Thomas retired as a fleet mechanic from Fairfax County. He was known to all who loved him to be a wonderful husband, caring father and a hard worker. His passions in life included cars and superb craftsmanship. He loved to dine out.

Thomas leaves behind his loving wife of 21 years, Doreen; and a son, Ryan Gibbs, both of Spotsylvania; two sisters, Anna Margaret Gibbs of Woodbridge and Sara Lee Erlich and husband Robert of Fairfax; and a brother, Robert Gilmer Gibbs of South Carolina.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, William and Hilda Gibbs.

A memorial service in his honor will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Services, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg.

In lieu of flowers, Thomas' family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations in his memory to the stroke education fund at Mary Washington Healthcare Foundation, 2600 Mary Washington Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

Online condolences may be expressed to Thomas' family at foundandsons.com.