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Ray Dean Hibbs

Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 at 10:21 pm

Ray Dean Hibbs, 78 of Hallsville, passed away, Thursday, December 14, 2023, at his home.

Family and friends are invited to Ray’s Life Celebration at 1:00 PM Monday, December 18, 2023, at Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home in Centralia with burial to follow in the Centralia City Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home on Monday.

Ray was born on June 27, 1945, in Emmetsburg, IA, the son of Earl and Lois (Jacobson) Hibbs.

On June 24, 1967, Ray married Donna Rackley and she survives of the home.

Along with his wife, Donna, Ray is survived by his children, Tina Allen and husband Ronnie of Hallsville, Mike Hibbs and wife Diane of Centralia; grandchildren, Vikki Turner, Michele Hibbs, and Drew Hibbs; great-grandchildren, Eric and Parker Turner; sisters, Judith Pollock of Texas and Earlene Kather and husband Mark of Alabama.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, an infant daughter, Michelle Lea Hibbs and two brothers, Eddie Hibbs and Gary Hibbs.

Ray worked for over 40 years as the Dairy Manager for Gerbes Grocery Store. Ray loved baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinals, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, cutting wood, and being outdoors.