June 11, 2014

Jerry Dale Hibbard

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Jerry Dale Hibbard, 67, of Shopville, Ky., passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family at Rockcastle Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 7, 2014.

He was born in Squib, Ky., on Nov. 8, 1946, the son of the late Darl and Maranda Randolph Hibbard.

He was a retired farmer and truck driver. He enjoyed dealing with livestock, and spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church, and attended Line Creek Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Brenda Gaye Burdine Hibbard, whom he married on August 28, 1967; a daughter, Sheila Kaye and (Frank) Smith; two sons, Timothy Dale and (Trisha) Hibbard, and Jimmy “Tyler” Hibbard; three grandchildren, Stephanie Danielle Smith, Cody Frank Smith, and Logan Aaron Hibbard; a brother, Bobby and (Pam) Hibbard; a sister, Shirley Ann Hibbard Mason; several nieces and nephews; his dog, Axel; and five special grandchildren, Chakita, Pepper, Maggie, Phil and Sweety.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Darl and Maranda Randolph Hibbard; a brother, Doyle Dean Hibbard; two sisters-in-law, Arlene Cress Hibbard, and Clorene Allen Hibbard; a brother-in-law, Harold Mason; a special nephew, Jody Hibbard; and a special great-nephew, Jonathan Wayne Mason.

Funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, in the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home, Science Hill, Ky., with Brother Bradley Goforth and Brother Kevin Bullock officiating.

Burial followed in Hibbard Cemetery in Rockcastle County, Ky.

Visitation was held after 6 p.m. Monday, June 9, at the funeral home.

 The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Hibbard Cemetery Fund.

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