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Floyd Tibbs

August 30, 1934 — March 18, 2020

Floyd Tibbs

Floyd E.  Tibbs

August 30, 1934-March 18, 2020

Floyd E. Tibbs, 85, of La Porte, IN, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Brentwood Assisted Living in La Porte.

He was born August 30, 1934 in La Porte, Indiana, the son of Newton O. and Cecile Katheryn (McGarity) Tibbs.

Floyd served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a school bus driver for 28 years at New Prairie Schools, where he retired in 2014.  Floyd was a member and Deacon of the Galena Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing.

He is survived by his son, Daniel (Karla) Tibbs of Mill Creek, IN; daughter, Deborah Mann of La Porte;  brother, Edward Tibbs of La Porte; sister, Barbara Howard of Greenwood, IN; five grandchildren, Dustin(Alysha) Mann, Charles Tibbs, Holly Tibbs, Heather Tibbs, Amber (Bill) Dove-Duttlinger; 11 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and close friend Ron Bauer.

Floyd was preceded in death by his wife Shirley, his parents, brothers, Vernon, Ward, Bud, sisters, Eileen, Dorothy, Lucille, Mary, Shirley, Roseann, Bette and great-grandchild, Corbin Dove.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN. Interment will be private at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Mill Creek, IN.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Asso., 225 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago IL 60601.

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