Richard Louis Gibbins was born June 21, 1947, into a military family in Richmond, Virginia. After enduring a long illness, he went home to be with his Lord and guardian angel, Michael, on March 22, 2013.
There will not be a church service or visitation; Richard will be buried in the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Grand Prairie. Those attending his funeral will need to be in Lane C at the National Cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
Richard followed the family tradition of military service by enlisting into the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam from 1970–1971. He was medically retired from the service in July 1972.
Richard is survived by his mother, Irene L. Duncan, of Weatherford; his sister, Olga J. Lyons, of Fort Worth; his two brothers, Lynn W. Gibbins and wife, Tami, and Kenneth A. Gibbins, Jr. and wife, Melinda, all of Weatherford. He leaves behind four nieces, two nephews and multiple great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth A. Gibbins, of Nocona, Texas.
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel