Kenneth Francis Gibbs, Jr.

May 7, 1943 - September 29, 2019

Kenneth Francis Gibbs, Jr., 76, a resident of Fort Myers, FL for the past year, formerly of Coventry, CT, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 in Cape Coral, FL. He was born May 7, 1943 in Waterville, ME to Kenneth and Muriel Gibbs, now deceased.

Kenneth was a member of the First Congregational Church of Coventry, CT. He retired from Pratt & Whitney after 30 plus years. His hobbies included fishing, golfing and boating. Ken was also an avid sports fan, following his beloved Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, and Uconn Huskies. But most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Sue Gibbs of Fort Myers, FL; two loving children, Rhonda Adams and husband, Jeff of Punta Gorda, FL, and Rhett Gibbs and wife, Laura of Tolland, CT; sister, Janice Stetson of Winslow, ME; three grandchildren, Marissa, Amanda, and Emma; as well as five nieces and nephews.

Kenneth was preceded in death by a sister, Merlena Matthews.

Graveside Committal Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Pine Grove Cemetery, Belgrade, ME 04917.

A Celebration of Life will be held in FL at a later date. Details to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Kenneth Francis Gibbs, Jr. are suggested to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Cir., Fort Myers, FL 33908 or to The Dementia Society of America, PO BOX 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Tom and Donna Sliva Oct 6, 2019 at 7:34 am

    Our sincere sympathy to the Gibbs family. May all of your memories on Coventry Lake and other special places bring you comfort.

  2. Dorothy Gonyea Oct 7, 2019 at 11:53 am

    Dear Sue & Family,

    I am so very sorry to hear of Kenny’s passing. Very happy memories of our high school years and football games. My thoughts and prayers to all the family. Love, Dot Stetson Gonyea

  3. David Avery Oct 8, 2019 at 8:55 am

    Dear Sue, Rhonda and Rhett,
    My sincerest condolences. I will always have the happiest memories of Kenny fishing out on the Race in all kinds of weather and all of the BBQs and boat rides at your house on Coventry Lake. Where has the time gone.
    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love, David, Janet, Ethan, and Jack

  4. Nancy Orth Oct 8, 2019 at 1:29 pm

    Dear Sue and Family,

    I am very sorry to learn that Kenny has passed. Stay strong. Kenny and your family are in my prayerers.
    Love, Nancy Orth.

  5. Sean Banks Oct 10, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    Dear Mrs Gibbs, Rhonda, and Rhett. I am very sorry and saddened to hear of your husband and dad’s passing. I always enjoyed seeing him and you Mrs Gibbs when you would stop in the store and keep me up to date on Rhonda and Rhett. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sean & Sue Banks

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