Lewis G. Bibb, 93, of Pickerington, Ohio, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, after a brief illness.
He was born Nov. 9, 1920, to the late Julian and Lucille Bibb of Louise, Va.
Lewis was educated in the Fayette County School system in West Virginia, and was a graduate of DuBois High School, Mt. Hope, W.Va. He was a World War II Veteran of the U.S. Army. After working in manufacturing, construction and the coal mines of West Virginia, he moved his family to Parkersburg, and retired from Kaiser Aluminum.
Lewis joined Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Garten, W.Va., at an early age, and later became an active member and tither at Zion Baptist Church, Parkersburg, where he assisted in the construction of a new church and served on the Deacon Board. In 2007, he relocated to Pickerington, Ohio.
Lewis was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Tarsie Mosley Bibb; brothers, Jesse, Everett, Mason and Preston; sister, Elsie; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Evelyn Ritchie Bibb, Isabelle Coates Bibb, Juanita Oldham Bibb, Mildred Mosley Harrison, Germaine Davidson Mosley and Jean Hill Mosley; brothers-in-law, James Mosley and Curtis Mosley; and grandson, Frederick LaMar Kanney.
Lewis leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter, Linda (Frederick) Kanney, Pickerington, Ohio; granddaughter, Francine Matteson; grandson, Cameron (Johncie) Kanney, Reynoldsburg, Ohio; great-grandchildren, Allante Miller, Brooklyn, N.Y., Bria Kanney and Maya Matteson, Pickerington, Ohio, and CJ and Jace Kanney, Reynoldsburg, Ohio; sister-in-law, Marian Bibb, Willingboro, N.J.; brothers-in-law, Winston "Pete" Mosley, Camden, N.J., and Cordia (Pat) Mosley, Quakertown, Pa.; and other loved relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life will be 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service, 720 E. Long St., Columbus, OH 43203, where his family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the start of service. The Rev. Dr. C. Dexter Wise III will be officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
To sign Mr. Bibb's online memory book, please visit www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits