Donald Brian Gibbs

Donald Brian Gibbs, 77, of Sooke, BC, passed away from his short battle with cancer on february 4, 2015 peacefully surrounded by family.

Don was born in Hamilton, Ontario to Francis “Tommy” and Betty (Cooksley) Gibbs on December 19th, 1937. Served in the Canadian Navy as Petty Officer 2nd Class in the Naden Band from 1955-1972. He actualized his passion in life as a commercial fisherman from 1972-1988, moving onto sports fishing. He will always be remembered as “Mr. Lucky.”

He is survived by his ex-wives Phyllis Gibbs and Adele Gibbs; children Donna Gibbs, Ronnie Gibbs, Laura Smith (Neil), Michael Gibbs, Lisa Gibbs (James) and Olivia Warburton (Brandon); brother Denny Gibbs & niece Lesa Robson. Grandchildren Amanda & Sophie Gibbs-Walsh; Michael, Nolan, Emily and Jackson Smith; Michael Gibbs; and Summer Warburton.

Pre-deceased by his parents and sister Valerie.

Celebration of life to be held Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 54, Sooke, BC from 11:30-1:30. Bring a memory to share.