We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Burns Mortuary of Hermiston
Everett Sylvester Hibbitts of Boardman, Oregon was born November 29, 1940 in Royrader, Kentucky the son of Luther and Sophie (Morris) Hibbitts. He passed away in Hermiston on September 3, 2021 at the age of 80
Everett grew up and attended schools in Laurel County Kentucky. As a young man, he moved to Colorado to work as a ranch hand. In 1959, he moved to Central Oregon and lived in the communities of Mt. Vernon and John Day. In the 1960's he moved to Prineville where he lived for over twenty years. He worked in sawmills in Mt. Vernon, John Day and Prineville. In the early 1980's he began working for Lamb Weston and later was transferred to their Boardman plant. He has resided in Boardman for near thirty five years. He retired from Lamb Weston in 2006.
Everett enjoyed doing carpentry work and built several homes for himself and family members. He was a very hard worker who enjoyed staying busy with woodworking projects, building clocks and anything carpentry.
He married Arlene Campbell on March 1, 1963 in Central Oregon. She preceded him in death in 2004.
He is survived by sons, Smokey Hibbitts and Cody Hibbitts; daughter, Lois Hibbitts; brothers, Eddie, Donnie and Lonnie; Sisters, Penny, Ruby and Carolyn; five grandchildren; and many extended family members.
No services are planned. A private interment will be in Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.
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