John Michael Gibbs

February 26, 1949 - March 29, 2023
John Michael Gibbs

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John Michael Gibbs, 74, of Mill Spring, NC died at his home late
Wednesday afternoon, March 29, 2023, with his loving family by
his side.

Mr. Gibbs was born in Henderson County on Saturday, February
26, 1949, to the late John Christopher and Gladys (Bradley)
Gibbs. On September 23, 1990, he married his loving wife of 32
years, the former Cynthia Ann Edwards who survives. In 1968
Mr. Gibbs proudly serviced his country in the United States Army
where he was a Military Police Officer. After receiving an
honorable discharge he went on and served as a Captain in the
Henderson County Sheriff’s Office before retiring.

In addition to his devoted wife, Ann, he leaves behind to cherish
his memory his children, Lori Luckadoo and her husband, Eric of
Mill Spring, NC, Chris Gibbs and his wife, Christy of Fletcher, NC,
Jason Kilgore and his wife, Jamie and Charlie Kilgore and his wife
Jennifer all of Mill Spring, NC. Mr. Gibbs is also survived by 12
special grandchildren.

In addition to his beloved parents, he is preceded in death by his
two grandchildren, O’Brien and William who died on September
26, 2017, from a tragic automobile accident and a sister Mary
Ellen Ledbetter.

A graveside service to celebrate the life of Mr. Gibbs will be
eleven o’clock, Saturday morning, April 1, 2023, at Shepherd
Memorial Park with Rev. Roy Perry, Rev. William Carpenter and
Daniel Mintz officiating with Military Honors by the United States

Memorial contributions may be offered on behalf of Mr. Gibbs to the
Henderson County Parks and Recreation Department, 708 South
Grove Street, Hendersonville, NC, 28792 or to the charity of the
donor’s choice.

John will be forever missed by his loving and devoted family and
many close friends. May God Grant Him Eternal Rest.

Arrangements are in the care of Church Street Funeral &
Cremation, 125 South Church Street, Hendersonville, NC, 28792, 828.309.0103

Graveside Service

Saturday, April 1, 2023
11:00 AM

Shepherd Memorial Park - Directions
5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791

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  • April 03, 2023
    Duane Cannon says:
    Rest easy Mike. You will always be remembered and loved.

  • April 01, 2023
    Bruce and Carol Metcalf says:
    Ann and Family, Sorry to hear of Mike's passing. May God's grace and mercy be with you during this most difficult time.

  • March 31, 2023
    Leonard Nix says:
    So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I worked with Mike at HCSO. He was a good man. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • March 31, 2023
    JEFF TWEED says:
    Ann, My deepest sympathy Mike was such a great mentor when I worked for him in dispatch, he taught me lots of knowledge on how to become a communications director. Ann, you & your entire family in my thoughts & prayers during this time of grief.

  • March 31, 2023
    BJ Bayne says:
    Ann, your in our hearts. Sending thoughts and prayers . Love you, Eric & BJ