Dorsel Bibbee, 87
Dorsel Bibbee, 87, of Coolville, OH, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Arbors At Pomeroy.
He was born June 20, 1934 in Reedsville, OH, son of the late Elmer and Eva Summerfield Bibbee.
Dorsel was a member of the Hickory Hills Church of Christ. He was the local grave digger for all the area funeral homes for nearly 70 years. He dug his first grave in 1953 at the age of 19, earning him the nickname “Grave Digger.”
He is survived by a sister, Glada Anne Fairchild; 3 nephews, Roger Pratt, Stephen Pratt and Gary Fairchild; 2 nieces, Gail Gonzales and Ruth Ann Pratt; 2 great-nieces, Shaynia and Stacey; a great-nephew, Gary and a host of special friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Wilma and Donald Pratt; brother-in-law, Robert Fairchild; nephew, David and a niece, Linda.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 15, 2021 at the Success Cemetery in Reedsville, OH, with Pastor Mike Moore officiating.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, from 5-8 p.m. at the White-Schwarzel Funeral Home in Coolville, OH.