Eric Darrell Tibbs, 54

Eric Darrell Tibbs, 54, of Winamac, IN passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN   He was born on August 23, 1966 in LaPorte, IN to Ronald and Sally Allen Tibbs. Eric was raised by Albert and Constance Woodard Allen. He was married on September 3, 1989 to the love of his life.

Eric was employed as a welder at GalFab in Winamac. He was a member of FOE 2580 in Winamac and the Sons of the American. Eric enjoyed playing golf with his cousin Rod at Moss Creek Golf Course in Winamac. He enjoyed fishing and hunting with his kids and grandkids. Eric loved shooting pool at the Eagles hall.

Eric had a heart of gold and was always ready to help a friend. More than anything in the world, Eric loved his three daughters and his grandchildren.


He is survived by:

Erica (Jimmy) Collins, North Judson, IN   Daughter

Kayla( Zack Arnold) Tibbs, Knox, IN  Daughter

Sarah Tibbs. Valparaiso, IN   Daughter

Noah Collins, Grandson

Riley Collins, Granddaughter

Carter Tibbs, Grandson

Genevieve Matthes,  Grandaughter

Sally Allen Tibbs, Utah    Maternal  Mother

Constance Allen, Tennessee     Mother

Lucy ( Parley) Mortensen,  Utah   Sister

Ronny Tibbs, Aizona  Brother

Andy (Kelly) Allen,  Tennessee   Brother

Brian Allen,  LaCrosse, IN   Brother

Rod (Carrie) Dickensen,  Medaryville, IN  Brother

Many Nieces and Nephews







Preceded in death by:

Ronald Tibbs    Father

Albert Allen   Father

Joe Tibbs    Brother



Visitation will be from 11 AM EDT- 2 PM EDT on  Saturday October 17, 2020 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.


Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Pastor Ben Carpenter officiating.


Memorial Contributions may be made to the family to assist with final expenses.


Online Tributes may be offered at


Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.    

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