Name:
Ronald Dale Gibbs

Date:
December 9th, 1931 - January 17th, 2013

Obituary:
RICHMOND, Ind. Ronald D. Gibbs, age 81, of Richmond, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, at his home. Born December 9, 1931, in Hagerstown, Indiana, to C. DeZell and Dorothy G. Cox Gibbs, he lived in this area most of his life. Ron was a graduate of Richmond High School and attended Earlham College. He retired from Belden after 25 years in 1986. Ron purchased Augustin Printers in 1988. Now, Augustin Printing & Design Services, remains a family owned and operated business with his son, Mike, now owner, and daughter, Ronda, and grandsons, Brad and Paul, as well as Rick Seider, a long-time employee. Ron continued to work until a week before his death. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church and served on the Board of Directors at Interfaith Housing. Survivors include his wife, Betty S. Puckett Gibbs, to whom he was married April 13, 1952; son, Michael D. (Gretchen A.) Gibbs of Richmond; daughter, Ronda G. (Vince) Shockney of New Westville, Ohio; grandchildren, Bradley (Amy), Beth, Paul, Evva M. Barone, Samuel Shockney, and Max Shockney; great-grandson, Sylis; brother, Jaye D. (Connie) Gibbs of Hughson, California; nieces; and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation for Ronald D. Gibbs will be from 4 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Kerry O’Brien officiating. Entombment will be in the Earlham Memorial Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to: Central United Methodist Church, 1425 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374 or Reid Hospital Foundation for the Hospice Program, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374.

Memorials:
Central United Methodist Church, 1425 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374 or Reid Hospital Foundation for the Hospice Program, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374

Visitations:
4:00PM to 7:00PM on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at Doan & Mills Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

Services:
10:00AM at Doan & Mills Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 (map/driving directions)

Cemetery:
Earlham Memorial Mausoleum
1101 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374 (map/driving directions)