Delan Drew Gibbs

December 15, 1963 - November 20, 2011

12/15/1963 - 11/20/2011

Past Services

Wednesday November 23, 2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes &Kirby Vance Chapel
118 Grant Ave.
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Friday November 25, 2011
Greenwood Cemetery
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0270 | Directions
Friday November 25, 2011
10:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes &Kirby Vance Chapel
118 Grant Ave.
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

Gibbs, Delan Drew, 47, son of Louise Wilson of Moundsville and the late Gerald C. Gibbs, Sr. passed away Sunday, November 20, 2011 in Gables Care Center, Hopedale, OH.
He was born December 15, 1963 in Youngstown, OH. Delan was a U. S. Army veteran and a Christian by faith.
In addition to his mother, surviving are his step-father, John Wilson of Moundsville; a brother, Gerald C. Gibbs, Jr. of Hopedale; a sister, Tonya L. Smith Jeffrey of California; six nephews.
Friends will be received from 6-8 pm Wednesday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, where services will be held at 10:00 am Friday, November 25, 2011 with Rev. Michael Brown officiating.
There will be no visitation on Thursday.
Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, OH.
Memorial contributions may be made in Delan’s memory to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 902, New York, NY 10018.
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Baker, R. Michael
8 years ago

Dear Louise, My sympathies on your loss. John told me that you had been ill and your son was suffering from Huntington’s. I cannot imagine your loss but know that he suffers no more and that he is with God. My prayers to you and the rest of yur family. Michael Baker

Kelly Killough Dorland
8 years ago

I am so very sorry for your loss. I have lots of memories growing up with Delan on 2nd St. My family and I will be sending lots of prayers your way.

Deb and Delbert
8 years ago

Louise, I will never forget the look in Delan’s eyes when we visited him. He had such a look of love and trust as he looked at you. I can’t imagine the pain your heart feels! I am here to listen and Delbert and I love ya!! May God hold you while you cry!

Sandy Batson
8 years ago

Louise, So sorry to hear about Delan’s passing. I will be thinking about you and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. May you feel God’s comfort during this time of sadness.

Jo Weinsheimer Burns
8 years ago

So sorry to hear about Delan . He was a classmate of mine & was a very nice guy all through school .May God bless you & keep you strong through these trying times.