Mr. Kermit Lee Bibey, 76, a former resident of Junior, departed this life Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Good Samaritan Center in Belington.
Kermit was born Sept. 13, 1936, the son of the late Neeson W. and Beulah V. "Tom" Bibey.
He attended the schools in Barbour County and was a retired carpenter, driller and blaster by trade. He was a member of the West Virginia Labor Union and attended Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Norton.
Kermit was married, on Nov. 14, 1955, to Reva June Richardson, who resides in Locust Grove, Va.
Also surviving are his nine children, Deborah Haddix of Point Marion, Pa., James Bibey of Elkins, David Bibey and Donald Bibey, both of Belington, Brenda Bibey, Victoria Bibey, Timothy Bibey and Jenny Helton, all of Locust Grove, Va., and Dee Dee Walton of Spotsylvania, Va. He is also survived by one sister, Garnet Skidmore of Junior; 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death was one brother, Bernard Bibey.
Friends may call from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. R.L. Haddix officiating. Interment will follow in Trinity Cemetery near Junior.
Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Kermit Lee Bibey. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.