Mr. Eric A. Gibbs departed this life unexpectedly on Saturday, May 15, 2022.
Mr. Gibbs was born on October 7, 1979 in Youngstown, Ohio the son of Roberta D. Gibbs Jenkins and Arthur I. Gibbs Sr.
Eric attended the Rayen High School and also the Newcastle School of Trades. He worked various jobs throughout the area.
He loved spending time with his family and friends. In his youth he played basketball under the late Bob Cene and was named MVP. He was an avid football fan with the Kansas City Chiefs being his favorite team.
Eric is survived by his parents; his children, D’Eriq D.P. Gibbs, Le’Asia M. Gibbs, Mackenzie M. Mills and Chase A. Gibbs; a grandson, Jayce L.T. Fears; his bonus children, Koren Wilson, Lacey Adams, Jeraile Wilder, Dontraile Price; his siblings, Arthur I. Gibbs Jr., Rayshawn Gibbs, Kevin Gibbs, Noelle A. Padgett, Jenine F. Gibbs, Alexis Gibbs and Andrea Gibbs; his bonus Godfather, Cozett Bryrant; his bestfriend, who are his blood cousins, Terrence Rhodes, Dana Wallace and Dwaylon Gibbs and a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother Paul C. Gibbs, grandparent’s; Jennie M. Padgett Revere and Herman Padgett, Roy Revere and Wille T. and Mildred L. Gibbs; his Godfather, Cornelius Robinson, and several aunts uncles that will also meet through God‘s promise’s.
Funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday , May 26, 2022 at the Jaylex Event Center , there was a visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m . A viewing was held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday May 25, 2022 at F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.
Please remember to wear your mask over your mouth and nose when entering the church.
F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home was given the honor to serve the Gibbs family at their time of bereavement.