Virgil Hibdon, Jr., 63, of Smithville (Green Hill community) died Feb. 9 at his residence.
He was a member of The Baptist Tabernacle in Smithville and pastor of Macedonia The Baptist Church of Christ in Smith County. He was an ordained minister for the past 38 years and served as moderator of the Union Association of The Baptist from 1991 to 2012. He was the office manager and a beloved employee at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Ruby Braswell Hibdon, and three sisters, Eva Barry, Jewel Horner, and Treva Martin.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Barbara Watson Hibdon of Smithville; son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Cheryl Hibdon of McMinnville; daughter and son-in-law, Crystal and David Waldron of Murfreesboro; three grandchildren, Matthew Hibdon of McMinnville, William and Anslee Waldron of Murfreesboro; sister, Betty and her husband Danny Sircy of Smithville; nephew, several nieces, great nephews, great nieces, and a host of friends and loved ones.
The funeral was held Feb. 13 at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home with Mike Clayborn, Danny Anderson, James Wright, Darrell Cantrell, and Garry McBride officiating. Burial followed at Banks Cemetery.
In addition to flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Relay For Life.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 20, 2013