September 20, 2019
Overton Funeral Home, Traer
Billy Gene Gibbons was born on August 6, 1939, in Waterloo, the son of Lawrence and Adeline (Schares) Gibbons. He graduated from Waterloo East High in 1957 and from the University of Iowa Law School in 1967. Billy married Bea Frank in 1958. They were married for 25 years and divorced. In 1992, Billy was united in marriage to Sharon Proctor. Billy practiced law, farmed, and bought and sold real estate and cars. He loved country music, dancing, and watching his sons wrestle. Billy died at the age of 80 on September 3, 2019, at MercyOne Hospital in Waterloo following a battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ronald Gibbons. Billy is survived by his wife; four sons, Jim (Anne) Gibbons, Tim (Nancy) Gibbons, Joe (Pam) Gibbons, and Jeff (Mary) Gibbons; 17 grandchildren, Issac Gibbons, Shannon Gibbons, McKenzie Gibbons, Caden Gibbons, Kallie Gibbons, Kendra Potts, Kristen (Aaron) Kotecki, Kelsey Acheson, Kolby Gibbons, Morgan (Brandon) Weisert, Joshua Gibbons, Taylor Gibbons, Joseph Gibbons, Jack Gibbons, Brace Gibbons, Genna (Matthew) Moellering, and Samantha Gibbons; two great grandchildren, Ben and Grace Weisert; two brothers, Tom (Lorraine) Gibbons and David Gibbons; a sister, Sue Ann Gibbons; and many nieces and nephews.
A private family burial will take place at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Waterloo.
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