Andrew Lee Gibbons was born to the late Andrew Gibbons Sr. and Julia Gibbons on June 6, 1924, in Autauga Alabama. He attended Mt. Sinai Junior High School and completed his education at Autauga County Training Center.
He was a World War II veteran who was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and The European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with 2 bronze stars. Andrew retired from General Motors after 46 years of service.
Andrew is preceded in death by his first wife Julia Gibbons (McGee), Married 52 years, second wife Nellie Gibbons (Bell), brother Jesse Gibbons and sisters Charity Gibbons and Emma Lee Gibbons (Houser).
He was a member of Phillips Temple CME Church more than 20 years. After retiring, he often volunteered at Phillips Temple serving meals to the homeless.
Andrew was also a faithful and devoted member of the Prince Hall Masons (Equity Lodge #121, Amer Temple #107 and Miami Consistory number #26). Andrew enjoyed retirement, often traveling in his RV on fishing trips to Lake Erie, and he loved line dancing and working out at the YMCA. He also enjoyed collecting kitchen gadgets from infomercials he would often watch on television. He loved his family and friends and always had a positive attitude.
He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted and loving daughter Monica Gibbons. His special cousins Juanita Kitt, Pelma Kitt, Ricky Kitt, William Gibbons (Bess), Elzia Gibbons-Shelton (Oress), Debbie Gibbons, Cookie Gibbons along with a special niece Mary Etta Tucker and Nephew Melvin Tucker.
He also leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted special friend Virginia Allen along with her children: Rhonda Moore, Aletha Ruggs, Patrice Moore, Gary Moore, Sherri Barnes, Bendetta Parks, dear friend Reverend Robert Jackson Sr. along with a host of other family and friends.