James “Jim” Edward Wibbenmeyer, 74, of Perryville passed away Thursday, August 10, 2023 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
He was born March 16, 1949 in Cape Girardeau, to Cletus and Lorena ( Richardet) Wibbenmeyer.
Jim and Faye Marie Gibbar were married on April 18, 1970.
He served in the United States Army.
He was a building inspector for the City of Perryville for 27 years.
Jim was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 3rd degree Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion Post #133.
Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, carpentry and helping others. He was a true servant and gladly shared his skills and talents with anyone who needed help. He was always happy when he could share his knowledge by teaching others. Most of all, he lived for his grandchildren. Jim delighted in watching them grow up and being present in every stage and moment with them. Jim was grateful for the time he shared with his family.
Survivors include son, Neil (Brandy) Wibbenmeyer of Jackson, MO; daughter, Lisa (Erin) Carroll of Perryville; brother, Doug Wibbenmeyer of Perryville; two sisters, Glenda (Robert) Begeske of Chicago, IL, Marsha Lintner of Perryville; six grandchildren, Lucas Carroll, Nathan Carroll, Corin Carroll, Taylor Quade, Parker Quade, Tessa Quade.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Paul Wibbenmeyer; sister, Karen Wibbenmeyer; father and mother-in-law, Vincent (Pete) and Verna Gibbar.
Visitation will be 4-8 pm on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville. Visitation will continue from 8-9:30 am on Friday, August 18, 2023 at Ford & Young Funeral Home. The Rosary will be recited at 8:30 am.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 am Friday, August 18, 2023 at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic in Perryville with Fr. Ben Melaku C.M. officiating.
Inurnment will be at Mary Queen of Heaven Mausoleum in Perryville.
Memorial contributions may be given to American Kidney Foundation or Regional Family Crisis Center.
Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com.
Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.