The Norman Transcript

Obituaries

October 3, 2013

Leroy J. Stibbens

NORMAN — Leroy J. Stibbens, 88, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Norman. He was born to Claude M. and Emma (Grill) Stibbens on Nov. 29, 1924, in Norman. Leroy served in the Army and was a veteran of World War II.

He enjoyed fishing, teaching his children and grandchildren how to water ski, playing bingo, dancing and playing slot machines at various casinos.

Leroy was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Christine Stibbens, Geneve Crump and Pauline Bryant; son, Larry Stibbens; and grandson, Shane Harmon.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Betty; daughter, Gayla Harmon and husband Tim; grandchildren Mindy Henson and husband James and Kerry Kosek and husband Bryan; and great-grandchildren Kylie Henson, Kayden Henson and Kobe Kosek.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Primrose Funeral Service.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Norman.

Arrangements are entrusted to Primrose Funeral Service, primrosefuneralservice.com.

Norman Transcript, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013

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