Marriott-Slaterville - Arthur J. Gibby, 80, passed away August 24, 2013 at his home. He was born April 15, 1933 in Riverdale, Utah to Lionel Earl and Mavis Fern Johnston Gibby. Arthur lived in the Ogden area his whole life other than during the time he served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1960. He graduated from Weber High and attended the Univ. of Maryland through the Air Force.
Arthur married Juanita Marie Billow in 1952; they later divorced. He married Jacqueline Hobbs Hawks in 1963 and they also divorced.
Arthur enjoyed hunting, fishing and his family. He was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles. He worked in the sign business as an electrician for 58 years; owning his own business for the last 33 years.
He is survived by three sons and one daughter, Arthur Johnston (Deborah) Gibby Jr., William Earl Gibby, Kim Gibby and Cynthia Elaine Gibby Stokes; 11 grandchildren; thirty one great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister, Howard Earl (Gail) Gibby, Karl Ray (Jan) Gibby and June Gibby (Harland) Polk. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, LuJean Gibby Blackborn, Marie Gibby; brother, Darrell Gibby; daughter, Marie Gibby Porter; grandson, Eric Gibby; great-grandson, Zachary Allen Gibby and daughter-in-law, Teri Thornock Gibby.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at the Marriott-Slaterville 3rd Ward, 250 North 1500 West. A viewing will be held at the church, Friday, August 30th from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Interment, Roy City Cemetery.
A special thanks to Leon Wardell. The family would also like to thank Kimmy from Hospice; Dr. Gretchen Alexander and the many doctors and nurses at the VA Hospital.
Arrangements entrusted to Myers Ogden Mortuary.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com