David 'Dave' Tibbs

David 'Dave' Tibbs
David ‘Dave’ Tibbs

David ‘Dave’ Tibbs, 95, passed away at home Wednesday, April 9 in Oroville. Dave was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 27, 1918 to Robert and Marie Tibbs.

He served in the military from 1941 until being Honorably Discharged in 1945. . In 1946 Dave married the love of his life Lillian and moved from Salt Lake City and settled in Oroville. He began planting and raising apples and starting, owning and operating Tibbs Refuse Service before retiring in 1981.

Preceding Dave in death were his parents Robert and Marie, brother Mel and sisters Florence and Robin.

Dave leaves in life his wife Lillian of 67 years, sons Davey of Ephrata, Danny (Katy) of Tonasket, Mike (Miki) of Oroville, Steve (Colleen) of Oroville; daughters Patti Field (Larry) of Olympia, Jeanne of Mount Lake Terrace, Wash,; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. at Tonasket Community Church with Pastor Leon Alden officiating. A luncheon will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

The Precht-Harrison-Nearents is entrusted with the arrangements.