DIXON – Kenneth John Hibberd Sr., 63, of Dixon, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He served in the Marine Corps from 1968 to 1988, retiring as a master sergeant. Following his service in the military, he worked as a financial adviser for American Express, which now is Ameriprise Financial.
Kenneth was born Aug 1, 1950, in Detroit, the son of George and Gwen (McCray) Hibberd. He married Paula Fitch on Nov. 20, 1971, in Raleigh, N.C. Kenneth was a Vietnam veteran, serving with the “Fighting” 5th Marine Regiment. He loved fishing and hunting, and was a computer enthusiast.
Survivors include his wife, Paula Hibberd of Dixon; two sons, Kenneth John (Nicole) Hibberd II of Germany and Steven Hibberd of Sterling; his stepmom, Flora Hibberd of Alabama; one brother, David Brent Hibberd of Florida; two sisters, Carol Pamela (Melvin) Bruno and Evonne (Ted) Bilbo, both of Alabama; and two grandchildren, Niclas and Jenna Hibberd, both of Germany.
There will be no visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon, with the Rev. Wayne Epps, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Sterling, officiating.
A memorial has been established to Granny Rose Animal Shelter.
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