Alfred G. Gibbs

Published 7:11 pm Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Alfred Grandy Gibbs, 65, of Columbia, died March 7, 2019, at Vidant Hospital, Greenville.

Born in Chowan County, January 15, 1954, he was the son of the late Oriville and Mary Payne Gibbs. He was married to the former Beth Cooper, who survives.

He was a member of the Gum Neck Church of Christ. Loving husband and father, he loved to fish, hunting, boating, and football.

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A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at the Cooper Family Cemetery, 45 Parisher Road in Columbia. Pastor Jon Langley will officiate.

In addition to his wife survivors include son Christian Gibbs of Charlotte; daughters Mary Strickland of Chocowinity and Leslie Rhodes of Columbia; grandchildren Joshua Strickland, Cody Strickland, Matthew Lenz, Austin Lenz and Riley Rhodes; two great-grandchildren; sister Ellen Jones Gibbs and husband Barry of Columbia; brother Harry Cahoon of Raleigh and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brothers Delton Cahoon, William Payne, Herbert Lee Cahoon Jr. and sister Shelby Cahoon

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to assist the family with final expenses; contact Mrs. Mary Cooper or Leslie Rhodes.

Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Columbia, where online sympathy messages can be directed to