Obituary James Carlos Bibey Carthage

James “Jimmy” Carlos Bibey, age 80, passed away at his home in Carthage on April 4, 2021.

Born on March 3, 1941 in Moore County, he was a son of the late Samuel Carlos and Floranna Monroe Bibey. 

Jimmy owned and operated Bibey Convenience Store in Carthage for 30 years. He was an active member of Carthage First Presbyterian Church and was also a member of the Jaycee’s club. Jimmy enjoyed anything involving the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. Jimmy was described as a people person and he loved to talk. He loved his family and all the time spent with them. He will surely be missed. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 55 years: Sandra Oldham Bibey; sisters: Irene Miller, Carolyn Dowd; and brother: Gilbert “John” Bibey. 

He is survived by sons: Anthony James “Tony” Bibey and wife Karen of Pinebluff, Layton Shawn Bibey and wife Waynette of Carthage; daughter Ashley Bibey Bullins and husband Michael of Carthage; brothers: Joel Bibey and wife Geraldine of Shallotte, Fred Bibey and wife Charlene of Southern Pines; five grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 14 nieces and six nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 2 PM at Carthage First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Tom Currie officiating. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 6 – 8 PM at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home. 

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 397, Carthage, NC 28327.

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Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Bibey family. 

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