1929-2017

A memorial service will be held for Bill Gibbons, of Reedsport , formerly of Eugene, at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 30, at  at the Reedsport Foursquare Church, 2900 Frontage Rd, Reedsport. He passed away peacefully at his home Dec. 18, 2017.  He was surrounded by family, he departed knowing he was loved and blessed. 

Bill was a University Of Oregon graduate, where he met his first wife, Diane. He was president of his fraternity, U.S. Air Force officer, and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He married his second wife, Connie of Florence and they later divorced. Then he met his third wife, Betty, who he shared his life with up until recent passing.  For the past 30 years or so, Bill owned and operated a successful real estate firm in Reedsport, assisting countless people with their real estate needs. Before moving to Reedsport, in 1972, he was in the car business in Eugene, achieving many top salesman awards. His life passion was boating and the water, and loved catching salmon out of Winchester Bay and the Umpqua River.

Bill is survived by his daughter, Susan Winnett of The Dalles; two sons, Jim Gibbons and Kent Gibbons both of Eugene; 12 grandchildren, and many great-grandkids. 

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Bill was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty; eldest son, Ted; and first wife, Diane "Virginia" of Eugene. 

He will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure to know him. 

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