Ronald D. Tibbs
Ronald Dexter Tibbs, age 60, of Marlinton, died Monday, March 14, 2011, at home.
Born December 8, 1950, in Lynchburg, Virginia, he was a son of Lois Ischer Tibbs, of Marlinton, and the late J. Everette Tibbs.
Ron was a 1969 graduate of Marlinton High School and attended Marshall University.
He was employed by R. S. Burruss Lumber Company in Marlinton and Pamplin, Virginia, and was a former Mill Foreman and Superintendent of W. M. Cramer Lumber Company in Marlinton. He was a Master Electrician, farmed for many years and was always willing to help his friends and neighbors.
Ron was a member of the Marlinton United Methodist Church, served on the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Board of Directors and was a former member of the Pocahontas Development Authority.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Jay E. Tibbs, and wife, Sandra, of Winchester, Virginia; a brother, Jack E. Tibbs, and wife, Nancy, of Lynchburg, Virginia; two sisters, Nancy T. Martin, and husband, Jim, and Shirley F. Tibbs, all of Marlinton; two grandchildren, Reagan Elizabeth and Reese Elliott Tibbs, of Winchester, Virginia.
The family will receive friends Friday, March 18, 7 - 9 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton.
Funeral service will be Saturday, March 19, at 2 p.m. at the Marlinton United Methodist Church with Pastors Bob Mann and Larry Gamble officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Marlinton Volunteer Rescue Squad or Mountain Hospice, 1600 Crim Avenue, Belington, WV 26250