Lester Lee Hibbett – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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Dr. Lester Lee Hibbett, 86, of Temple Terrace, FL (formerly of Florence, AL) passed away, after a lengthy illness, on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at home surrounded by his family.

Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 6th, at Greenview Funeral Home in Florence, AL.  The funeral service will follow in the chapel at 3:00 p.m.  Burial will be in the Greenview  Memorial Park.
Dr. Hibbett was a faithful member of the University Church of Christ, a graduate of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, and a Navy veteran of WWII.   He practiced medicine for over 35 years in the Florence area.  He was a devoted husband to Elaine, his wife of 65 years and a loving father to his four daughters, Susan, Ann, Beth and Emily.   He cherished his 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.   He spent his life serving God, his family and his friends.
He is survived by his wife, Elaine; his daughters, Susan Crowell and husband Jerry, of Florence; Ann Fox and husband John; Beth Moorer and husband Kenny; Emily Sullivan and husband, Damon, all of Temple Terrace, Fla.  Eleven grandchildren, Daniel (Randi) Fox,  Matthew (Sarah) Fox, Chip Crowell, Jason Crowell, Jonathan Fox, Andrew Sullivan, Samuel Moorer, Jenny Moorer, Kory Sullivan, Bradley Moorer,  Jake Sullivan, and five great-grandchildren, Ellie Fox, Campbell Fox,  Luke Fox, Reese Fox and  Grayson Fox.  He is  survived by 4 brothers:  George (Martha) Hibbett, Ike (Barbara) Hibbett, Eugene (Jackie) Hibbett, Jim Hibbett; two sister-in-laws, Ann Hibbett and Betty Hibbett; one brother-in-law, Grady Threet; and many wonderful nieces and nephews whom he adored.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Ann Hibbett; his step mother, Jean Hibbett; and two brothers, Rufus and Barry.
An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at greenviewmemorial.com.
Arrangements by Greenview Funeral Home.
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