Stephen J. Gibbs

Published 9:19 am Tuesday, December 19, 2023

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Stephen John “Johnny” Gibbs, 82 of Atmore, passed away on Dec. 12, 2023 in Atmore.


He was born to the late Buford A. and Evelyn Moring Gibbs on June 4, 1941 in Atmore.

He is preceded in death by his parents; infant brother; and his sisters, Marcia Chambers, Sherry Morris and Brenda Wade.

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He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Julia Gibbs of Atmore; son, Steven J. (Sandy) Gibbs of Spanish Fort; two daughters, Stephanie (Ashley) Boothe of Fairhope and Sarah Frances Thompson of Atmore; his sister, Girdielene (Shine) Snyder of Mexia; grandchildren, Jacob Gibbs, Jared Gibbs, Thomas (Allison Harris) Boothe, Ann-Margaret Boothe, Buster Thompson and Julia-Katheryn Thompson; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Funeral services and military honors were held on Sat., Dec. 16, 2023 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Debora Bishop and the Rev. Arnold Hendrix officiating.

Honorary pallbearers were Barry Wells, Jacob Gibbs, Jared Gibbs, Thomas Boothe and Buster Thompson.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Atmore Boy Scouts Troop 26, C/O Tony Gibbs 5750 Pelt Road, Walnut Hill, FL 32568 or Shriners Children’s Hospital.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements