TIBBS, John E., 65, of Weirton, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH.
John was born on January 9, 1948, in Weirton, WV. He was the son of the late John and Margaret (Coleman) Tibbs.
John retired from Weirton Steel Corporation. He was proud to serve in the United States as a member of the Navy during the Vietnam War.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Tibbs, and an infant brother.
John is survived by three daughters: Christine (Chris) Manteau and Jessica Uselton, all of Tennessee, and Bobbi Jo Tibbs of Follansbee, WV; five grandchildren: Heather Myers, Brandon Tibbs, Danyel and Amber Herron and Chelsea Noviski; a great-grandson, Tyler LeMasters; John's significant other, Mary Lee Wentz of Weirton, WV; and three brothers, three sisters and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 6 p.m. until time of military salute at 8 p.m. at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St., Follansbee, WV (304-527- 1717).
Following the military salute, John will be cremated.
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