Carley T. “Buddy” Vibbert, 79, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Monday, January 28th, at Monroe County Medical Center.Buddy was born in Tompkinsville, KY at Meshack Creek on August 31, 1939, a son of the late Cora Ellen (Walker) and Elsie Virgil Vibbert.
He married Estelle Coppage on March 30, 1961 in Celina, TN. Buddy was a farmer and tradesman, and a member of Monroe Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Estelle Coppage Vibbert, of Tompkinsville, KY; three daughters, Kim Staples, and husband Scott, of Tompkinsville, KY; Angie Wheeler, and husband, Terry of Tompkinsville, KY; Debbie Robertson, and husband, Wayne of Hiram, GA; a son, Jackie Vibbert, and wife, Deloris (Strode) of Tompkinsville, KY; six grandchildren, Samantha Gibson, Cory Wheeler, Matthew Staples, Sarah Vibbert, Chad Staples, Carlee Robertson; four great grandchildren, Levi Staples, Bryer Staples, Braden Vibbert, and Gannon Wheeler. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Buddy is also survived by a sister, Geneva Todd, of Tennessee.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by brothers, Otis, Dee, Elzie, Gene, Raymond and Cecil Vibbert; sisters, Marie Copas, Audrey Casteel, Mary Susan Nicholson, and Mae Vibbert.
Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 31st, 2019. Visitation is Wednesday 2:30-8:00 P.M. and Thursday 6:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Burial is Old Mt. Hermon Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to Hosparus Health or Monroe County Back Pack Program.