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Date published: 2/16/2013

Robert F. Gibbs

Robert Frederick Gibbs passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.

Bob was born on Nov. 7, 1935, in Washington, D.C. He attended St. Ann's Elementary School, St. John's College High School in Washington, D.C., and Villanova University in Pennsylvania. He earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Villanova in 1958. In 1967 he received his master's in business administration from George Washington University.

After graduation from Villanova, Bob enlisted in the Army and attended the Army Language School in Monterey, Calif., studying Korean.

Bob began his business career as a contract specialist for NASA Goddard and the U.S. Navy, as well as his experience with the Department of Energy. He also contributed 16 years as chief financial officer, and CEO with Computer Entry Systems Corp. Until retirement in 2008, Bob enjoyed his work as a senior contract specialist with HUD in Washington, D.C.

Bob was a member of The General Society of the War of 1812, The Nicholas Gibbs Historical Society, St. Mary's Catholic Church and the University Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret and W. Frank Gibbs; a brother, W. Frank Gibbs II; one sister, Marie Gibbs Brennan Bergmark; and a cherished infant granddaughter, Grace Marie Gibbs.

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