Gustave A. “Gus” Tibbett

August 18, 1954 - August 16, 2021

Gustave A. “Gus” Tibbett, age 66, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE on August 18, 1954, he was a son of the late Lee R. and Margaret J. (Wedman) Tibbett, Jr. Gus proudly served 6 years in the Delaware National Guard. He retired as a glazier from Mike’s Glass.

In his spare time, Gus enjoyed watching horse racing and westerns. He also loved dogs as well as riding and working on his Harley’s.

In addition to his parents, Gus was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Moeller Tibbett. He is survived by his children, Sara Tibbett-Wright (Shannon) of Millsboro and Phyllis Hall of Lincoln; siblings, Mary (Tibbett) Casper (Peter) of Bear, Lee R. “Mike” Tibbett III (Virginia) of Dover, Debora Roberson (Tom) of Kenton and Sherrie McCracken (Ralph) of Middletown; grandchildren, Kaiya, Gabe and Kade; great grandson, Kayson; longtime companion, Diane Torterotot of New Castle; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be private.


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9 Condolences for Gustave A. “Gus” Tibbett

  • I’m so sorry your gone, but I’ll never forget you. I’ll miss all the teasing we did. I will miss you. God bless you my friend. Love ya. Cheryl

  • Goodbyes hurt the most, when the story was not finished. Thoughts & prayers are with the family at this difficult time.

  • Forever Two Wheels ,daddy O !!!

  • For Diane, I know how much you truly loved Gus. I know that your heart is hurting , so many memories.

    May you and his family only remember the good times. I know I will remember his witty dry humor.

    And I will never forget him for helping me when I needed funds for eye surgery. Thank you Gus
    You will be missed. Sherry and Jack

  • Sorry for your loss Mary, Mike, Debbie and Sherrie.

  • So sorry you’re gone cuz. You will be missed.

  • Sorry for your loss. Rest in peace Gus. Prayers to the family and Diane

  • Deepest condolences for Gus’s family and friends and especially his love Diane! May you all rejoice in the fun times. He was a quiet and shy Man, RIP young Man, you are at peace now. Diane think of all the happy times with your Gus! Love Jane & Ray Williams

  • In shock hearing this I have know gus for quite awhile use to work with Him as a casual for The TEAMSTERS. My thoughts & prayers Go out to his Friends & Family . Till We Meet Again my Friend