ALVORDTON -- George L. Gibler, 69, of Alvordton and formerly of Napoleon, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at Flower Hospital, Sylvania. Ohio.
He was born in Napoleon, Ohio, on July 6, 1944, the son of the late George and Virginia (Riebesehl) Gibler. George had worked as a semi truck driver and was a member of the Napoleon AMVETS.
Surviving are his daughter, Leslie Gibler of Elkhart, Indiana; half sisters, Linda Johnson of Defiance, Mary McKenzie of Defiance, Doris (Tom) Drummer of Wauseon; half brothers, Harold (Carol) Wagner of Napoleon, Lewis (Sandy) Gibler; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and his dog, Angel.
He was preceded in death by a half sister, Shirley Gibler; a half brother, Dave Whitmore; and his parents.
Services will be at the Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home, 1753 S. Clinton St., Defiance, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, with Rev. Janet Strickland officiating. Friends are invited to call today from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from 9-11 a.m. before services. Burial will be in Evansport Cemetery.
Suggested memorials are to the American Heart Association, Diabetes Association, or the family. Send condolences to www.defiancefuneralhome.com.