Dennis Gene Van Bibber, age 80, of Pickerington, crossed his earthly finish line and was welcomed into heaven with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Sunday, July 29, 2018. He was born September 24, 1937 in Columbus to the late Raymond and Margaret (Canright) Van Bibber.
Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Patricia (Shaw) Van Bibber; two children, Eric (Lauren) Van Bibber, Kathleen (Bryan) Buoni; grandchildren, Joshua (Olga Shkolnikov fiancé), Danielle, Cecilia, Emma and Sophia Van Bibber, Olivia, Nicholas and Jordan Grace Buoni; brothers-in-law, Ted (Marilyn) Shaw, Michael Shaw; many loved cousins near and far.
Dennis was deeply loved by his family. His presence will be sorely missed but his faith and legacy remains as an anchor and compass for his family. Psalm 8.
Family and friends may visit 2-4:00 pm on Saturday, August 4 at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 550 Hill Rd. N., Pickerington, OH 43110, where a Celebration of Life, officiated by Bill Griffin, will follow at 4:00 pm. All are welcomed to come and join us.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Kindred Hospice for the genuine love and support you gave us. In memory of Dennis, contributions in his name can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 1335 Dublin Rd # 1008, Columbus, OH 43215 or to Kindred Hospice, 540 Officenter Pl #100, Columbus, OH 43230.