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In 1956, he married Phyllis Pace. In 1976, he started his own full-time saw repair shop.

Published on August 7, 2018 3:57PM


Myron F. Gibbs

Oct. 6, 1934 –– July 30, 2018

Myron F. Gibbs of Enterprise passed away at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital at age 83. Myron was born in Joseph, the son of Fred and Rose Gibbs. Myron grew up in Joseph and attended local schools. He was a 1953 graduate of Joseph High School.

After graduating he moved to Sunnyside, Wash., where he began a life-long career as a mechanic. But he would soon move back to Enterprise where his mechanical abilities were put to good use in various businesses.

In 1956, he married Phyllis Pace. In 1976, he started his own full-time saw repair shop.

Myron enjoyed camping, gold panning, cutting wood and working on antique cars. Myron liked helping others and always maintained a good sense of humor. He was a member of the Enterprise Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis, of Enterprise; a daughter, Cindy Coleman (Kim) of Wyoming, a son, Dan Gibbs of Alaska, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren one great-great-granddaughter and three sisters.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Dean Gibbs; and an “adopted” granddaughter Rachel Harvey.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. at the Enterprise Christian Church on Saturday, Aug. 11.



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