Longtime Delta County resident John W. "Jack" Hibbert died Oct. 29, 2016, at Horizons Care Center. He was 94.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Interment will follow at Eckert Cemetery.
Mr. Hibbert was born in Clark March 17, 1922, to William and Antonette (Lester) Hibbert. He spent his childhood in Steamboat Springs and after graduating from school, served his country in the Army Signal Corps. He served during World War II.
On Dec. 24, 1942, he married Iris Muirhead in Steamboat Springs.
Mr. Hibbert belonged to the Electrical Union IBEW 969. He enjoyed fishing, painting and woodworking. He was a master craftsman.
He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Iris Hibbert of Eckert; one son, John Hibbert of Florissant; one daughter, Judy Eggleston of Glenwood Springs; one brother, Ben Hibbert of Grand Junction; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Hibbert was preceded in death by one son, Gary Hibbert; one brother, Phil Hibbert; and two sisters, Dorothy Rehder and his twin, Virginia Dobson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Horizons Care Center, 11411 Hwy. 65, Eckert, CO 81418, or Alzheimer's Association, 2232 North 7th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.