WATERFORD

Paul Tibbs

Jan. 31, 1932 — May 19, 2015

Paul Tibbs, 83 passed way May 19, 2015.

Paul was born Jan. 31, 1932, to Paul and Nora (nee O’Laughlin) Tibbs. Paul loved to work; he was in civil service for 32 years.

After many years of hard work, he was enjoying retirement. During that time in his life he was able to travel, relax and spend time with his loving family.

Paul is survived by his daughters, Debbie (Mike) Mcilquham and Kimberly Tibbs, and his son, John (Christine) Tibbs; and his adoring grandchildren Matthew Mcilquham, Charlotte and Sean Tibbs. Paul is further survived by his siblings, Bill (Joan) Tibbs of Illinois, David (Donnette) Tibbs of Michigan, Karen (nee Tibbs) Hidbrink, and Jim Tibbs of Illinois. Paul was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Bonnie Sue (nee Moore) Tibbs, and his sister, Joan (nee Tibbs) Cummings.

There will be a visitation at 10 a.m. for family and friends followed by a 10:30 Christian Mass on May 30 at St. Peter Catholic Church (711 S. 6th Street, Petersberg, Ill.) with the Rev. Tom Hilangla officiating. Immediately following the service Paul will be laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery (19127 State Highway 123, Petersburg, Ill.) of Menard County, Ill.

Family and Friends are welcome to join the Tibbs family for a luncheon back at St. Peter Catholic Church.