Stephen L. “Butch” Hibbard
Funeral services celebrating the life of Mr. Stephen L. “Butch” Hibbard, 71, of West Monroe, LA, will be held at 10am Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Harvest Assembly Of God Church, with Rev. Randy Bardwell, Rev. Otis Moore, Dr. Frank Nocera and Pastor Erik Crain officiating, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe, LA.
Mr. Hibbard was born May 11, 1946, and passed away April 9, 2018. He retired after 33 years of dedicated service at the West Monroe Fire Department. He was a dedicated member of Harvest Assembly Of God Church as well as serving as a former member of First Assembly Of God for over 50 years. He was an avid sportsman who loved the tops of the mountains and the bottoms of the swamps. One of his greatest joys was the time he spent with his little buddy, his grandson and namesake Chi! He was a chosen daddy and papaw to many!
He was preceded in death by his parents, Beauregard and Ruby Hibbard, his wife of 52 years Rita “Dianne” Hibbard; daughter, Stephanie Hibbard and sister, Mona Beebe.
Survivors include his daughter, Missy Payne (Mike), grandsons: Blake Payne, Stephen “Chi” Hibbard, Tannyr Miskac; granddaughters: Rianne Payne, Destiney Book(Jacob), Hannah Thomisee (Paul); Great Grandsons: Coby Cragan, Deuce Book, brothers: Jerry Hibbard, Sr., Noel Hibbard (Beverly); sister, Leilani Garrett; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many extended family and friends.
Pallbearers will be; Tod Hibbard, Buie Hibbard, Skye Hibbard, Ashton Ostic, Devan Ostic, and Chance Ostic.
Honorary Pallbearers will be; John Ashbrook, David Beebe, Donnie Kerr, Randall Korn, Bruce Korn, Jose Reeves, Hugh Posey, and Freemon Blaney.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Harvest Assembly Of God Church.
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