James Carter “Jim” Gibler, 89, of Lubbock, Texas passed away December 26, 2021. James was born September 11, 1932 in Mattoon, IL to John Walker and Jennie Amira Gibler. He married Betty Ann Harcarik January 15, 1954. Jim served in the U.S. Air Force enlisting March 14, 1955, retiring with the rank of Colonel on May 20, 1975. Jim continued his career and love of flying as a pilot for McDonnell Douglas. He moved to Lubbock in 2001. The love of his life, Betty Gibler passed away October 10, 1999.
Loved ones include children, Valerie Gibler Ray and husband, Lance Ray; Steve Gibler and wife, Lori Gibler, Angela Gibler, Mike Gibler and wife, Sheila Gibler; grandchildren, Jordan Ray, Sean Collin Ray, Caroline Sibley and Andrew Lochman; great-grandchildren, Becca and Gemma.
Preceded in death by his parents, wife, Betty Gibler, brother, John Gibler; sister, Jane Allen.
Memorials are suggested to Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 31, 2021 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with Reverend Father Wesley Beal and Deacon Michael Kenny officiating. Graveside services will follow at a later date in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Please celebrate the life of James by visiting www.sandersfuneralhome.com
Posted in: Sanders Funeral Home
Posted on: 2022-02-15
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