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Saturday, December 12, 2020

Obituary - Jack "Jerry" Gibb, Jr.

Jack “Jerry” Gibb, Jr., 58, of Harrisonville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Jerry was born February 3, 1962 in Leavenworth, Kansas, the son of Jerry and Jo Ann (Vestal) Gibb. Nicknamed “Little Bit” at an early age, Jerry and his family moved to Weston for a number of years, later moving to Harrisonville where Jerry graduated from Harrisonville High School in 1980.

Jerry was a Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy, serving 1981-1998. He served on several submarines, and had many entertaining stories to recount. After retiring from the Navy, Jerry returned to Harrisonville where he spent many years working with Doug Stephens remodeling homes.

Jerry married Connie Cox on October 26, 2012 in Harrisonville. In 2017, Connie and Jerry decided to pick up and do some traveling, ending up in Pensacola for a while, where Jerry worked in security for Allied Universal. Missing their grandchildren, they returned to Harrisonville in 2018 to be with family. Jerry then worked for Allied Universal in Kansas City.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Connie; his son, Jack Gibb (Sarah), of Greenville, Tennessee; his daughter, Krysten Gibb, of Kansas City, MO; grandchildren: Jaxon Sleyster, Klien Sleyster, and his new grand baby, Olivia Gibb; three sisters, Terry Sharp, of Raymore, MO, Vicki Boley, of Warsaw, MO, and Stacy Pettibon, of North Kansas City, MO; his sister-in-law, Becky Cox, of Lee’s Summit, MO; and his oldest and best partner in crime and good times, Ervin Ellis.