Louis C. Libbett

Published 11:30 am Wednesday, November 16, 2011

CHICAGO — Louis C. “Libby” Libbett, formerly of Vicksburg, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at Kindred Care Hospital in Chicago. He was 80.

Mr. Libbett was born at Onward, Miss. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dave Sr. and Lucy Libbett; one son, Louis Libbett; two daughters, Angela Libbett and Catrice Libbett; five brothers, Dave Libbett Jr., Jesse Libbett, Willie Libbett, Mike Libbett and Eddie Libbett; and two sisters, Mattie Libbett-Thomas and Belzoni Libbett-Carter.

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He is survived by one son, Dean Libbett of Chicago; one daughter, Sheatha Clark of Bloomington, Ill.; one brother, Elijah Libbett of Chicago; three sisters, Alma Libbett-Dolly and Melissa Libbett-Grice, both of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Ora Mae Dolly of Chicago; grandchildren and other relatives; and friends.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Wallace Broadview Funeral Home in Broadview, Ill.