Jan. 31, 1932 — May 19, 2015
Paul E. Tibbs, born January 31, 1932, passed away May 19, 2015, at the age of 83. He had a successful work career in the military and in government service. After many years of hard work, he was enjoying retirement by traveling, relaxing and spending time with his family.
Paul is survived by his children, Deborah (Tibbs) McIlquham, married to Mike; Kimberly Tibbs; and his son John Tibbs, married to Christine; as well as his grandchildren Matthew McIlquham, Charlotte Tibbs and Sean Tibbs. Paul is further survived by his siblings Bill Tibbs, married to Joan; David Tibbs, married to Donnette; Karen (Tibbs) Heidbrink; and Jim Tibbs.
Paul was preceded in death by his loving wife, Bonnie Sue Tibbs, and his sister and brother-in-law, Joan (Tibbs) Cummings and Bill Cummings.
There will be a visitation at 10am for family and friends followed by a 10:30am Catholic Mass on May 30 at St. Peters Catholic Church, 711 S. 6th St., Petersberg, Ill.), with the Rev. Thomas Holinga 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 The Knights of Columbus, Casey Hall.