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William Stephen Hibble, Jr.

February 25, 1936 - June 28, 2019

William Stephen Hibble Jr., age 83, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019.

Born in Newport News, VA on February 25, 1936, he was the son of the late William S. and Thelma Hibble. William proudly served in the U.S. Airforce. He worked for the University of Delaware as a boiler operator for many years.

William was a skilled fabricator who could fix anything and even built his own car. A talented woodworker, his family will forever treasure the intricate pieces he has made for them over the years. William enjoyed watching NASCAR and spending quality time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Bertrand. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty L. (Baker) Hibble;  daughter, Melba C. Haynes (Lester); son, Michael S. Hibble; granddaughter, Brittany S. Hibble; great grandson, Logan Bass; and sister, Melba Minson.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:30 am until 11:30 am on Monday, July 8, 2019, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will be held 11:30 am. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE. The family requests that you wear bright clothing in William’s memory.

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6 Guestbook messages for William Stephen Hibble, Jr.

  • Betty and family. I’m so sorry but we all know he’s not in pain no. More. And in a great place called
    Heaven love bingo mary

  • Our deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Please know that our family is keeping you and yours in our prayers and thoughts.

  • Mike, We are so sorry for your lost. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Carol & Jim

  • Betty we are so sorry for your loss you and melba and mike will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Betty I am so sorry for the lost of Bill He was a good man.My prayer are with you and Family.

  • Poppop i love and miss you so much. I think everyday of you. And listen to your voicemail just to hear your voice.