James Edward Tibbs

August 24, 1946 - January 2, 2020


August 24, 1946 – January 2, 2020

After a lengthy illness, Jim passed away on January 2, 2020 at the age of 73 years. He fought to the end to stay with his family.

Jim is survived by his wife Mary E. Tibbs (nee Miller); his children Mike Tibbs (wife Kelly Lount), Amy Young (nee Tibbs) (husband Cam Young) and their mother Marilyn Lund. He also leaves Mary’s children Joelle Chow (nee Skinner) (husband Damon Chow) and Jaimi Green (nee Skinner) (husband Graeme Green). He was especially proud of his five grandchildren, Myla and Andrew Chow, Sydney and Olivia Green and Hadrian Young. He was predeceased by his parents Mary A. Tibbs (nee Raike) and Rick Tibbs.

Jim was passionate about sports. He was a member at Pine Ridge Golf Club for over 50 years and had an incredible memory for details, especially related to hockey, golf and baseball. He also loved a good debate about politics.

We sincerely appreciate the compassion and professional care at Cancer Care Manitoba over the last 10 years.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place and no formal service will be held. His ashes will be placed at the Memorial Garden at Pine Ridge Golf Club. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba.

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