Rev. Dr. Lewis C. Gibbs

Notice of Death - Rev. Dr. Lewis C. Gibbs

Retired Elder
Date of Death: 4/17/2022 | Date of Birth: 1/12/1936; | Clergy
We have received word of the Sunday, April 17, 2022 death of the Rev. Dr. Lewis Clinton Gibbs of Asheville.  He is survived by his wife, the Rev. Doris Walker “Dottie” Gibbs; children: Mark W. Gibbs (Janice) and John L. Gibbs (Lisa); grandchildren: Hannah (Kipper), Sarah Jane (Stuart), Jack (Liz), Annie (Richard), Bailey, Luca, Marie-Chantal, and Emily; and special ‘son-in-law,’ Camillo Canclini; great-grandson, Walker; and brother, Joe Gibbs (Sammie).  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Amy Gibbs Canclini; and a brother, Danny Gibbs.  A celebration of life service will be held in Pulliam Chapel at Givens Estates on Friday, April 22 at 3:00pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Resident Assistance Fund, Givens Estates, 2360 Sweeten Creek Rd, Asheville, NC 28803; Covenant Community UMC, 11 Rocket Drive, Asheville, NC 28803; or the charity of your choice.

Lewis' history of service is:  64 Union Grove-Olin; 66 Rhodhiss-Ebenezer; 68 Student; 71 Hickory: St John's; 73 Mt Olivet; 79 Asheville: Groce; 84 Charlotte: St Stephen; 87 Missionary to Kenya; 89 Greensboro: Centenary; 93 Charlotte: Hickory Grove; 96 Asheville District Superintendent; 01 Retired.