Walter R. Gibbs

Trivoli – Walter R. Gibbs, 53, of Trivoli, passed away at 2:42 AM on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Renaissance Nursing Home in Canton, IL. He was born on July 11, 1963 in Peoria to Ray W. and Edith Jean (Alexander) Gibbs.

Survivng is one brother, Jim (Jennifer) Gibbs of Trivoli and one sister, Sheila Gibbs of Canton.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents.

Walter was a truck driver for Risinger Brothers Transfers for over 20 years and then opened his own trucking company Quick Trip Express. He was of the Christian faith. Walter was a member of Transportation Club in Peoria and the Chamber of Commerce in Peoria. He enjoyed hunting, the outdoors, and rodeos.

Services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, where a visitation will be from 10-11 AM. Pastor Jeremy Lafary will officiate. Burial will follow the services at Trivoli Cemetery in Trivoli, IL. Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society. To make online condolences you may go to

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2 Responses to Walter R. Gibbs

  1. Shelley RN says:

    I am blessed to have had a chance to know Walter. He was always so kind and had a great sense of humor. He handled great adversity with patience and quiet resolve. He will be greatly missed.

  2. Gloria Arnold says:

    So sorry to hear of Walter’s passing. I was the lady that was helping him with grocery’s and took him to his last appointment at the hospital where he got the bad news. He was such a nice young man. Surethane wish I had know him better and done more for him.
    God Bless.

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