Paul Nibert, age 86, of Gallipolis, died Sunday morning October 28, 2012, at his residence. Born August 29, 1926, in Gallipolis, he was the son of the late Riley and Freda Williams Nibert. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Roger Lee Miller; two sisters, Grace Carman and Rosalee Northup; and by an infant brother.
Paul was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving in World War II on an aircraft carrier. He retired from Holzer Medical Center, where he worked as the Supervisor of the maintenance department, after 39 years of service. He was a member of American Legion Post #27, and the VFW Post #4464. Paul also enjoyed bowling in the Skyline Lanes Men’s Bowling Leagues for many years, continuing until last year.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian Burgess Nibert; six children, Melanie Barbaric of Pensacola, FL., Sandy Gibson of Huntington, Linda Miller of Columbus, Paulette (Archie) Saunders of Gallipolis, and Patricia Golden of Gallipolis; nine grandchildren, Tad Saunders, Marlene (Keith) Casebolt, Lisa (Jeff) Moles, Eric Blackburn, Cristina (Tom) York, Jeff Price, John Price, Lori Price, and Melissa Price; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister, Hilda Quickle of Cheshire.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday October 31, 2012, at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home with Pastor Carl Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Gravel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from noon until the time of service.
Pall Bearers are Tad Saunders, Jeff Moles, Brody Moles, Tom York, Adam Masssie, and Nick Stevens. Honorary Pall Bears are Reece York and John Burnett
Military Funeral Honors will be conducted at the cemetery by the Gallia County Veterans Funeral Detail.
An online guest registry is available at Waugh-halley-wood.com.