Mr. Noble Reed Gibbons, , age 84, of Herrin, IL, died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Marion, IL. Mr.Gibbons was a Retired Coal Miner Freeman United Orient # 6 also worked for John Vander Trucking. Mr. Gibbons was a WWII Veteran of the 3rd Ranger Batalion he served from 1943 to 1945 and was a prisoner of war in Germany from Jan. 1944 to May 5th 1945. He was also a member of Community Chapel Church in Marion. He was born in Marion April 15, 1924 to late James Gibbons and the late Mary (Scroggins) Gibbons. He is survived by his wife; Helen Marie (Dillman) Gibbons of Herrin. Also suviving is 1 son Denny Gibbons of Lawrenceville Ill. 4 grandchildern, Nikki Neal, Shawn Gibbons Josh Gibbons of Herrin Colten Gibbons of Lawrenceville Ill. 1 Sister Mary Norris of Marion, 1 brother Raymond Gibbons of Pittsburg Ill also 9 Great grand childern. He was preceded in death by his parents,7 brothers and 6 sisters 1 Son Butch Gibbons. Funeral services will be Monday July 28, 2008 at 1:30 PM at Van Natta Funeral Home, 427 South Park, Herrin, IL . Visitation will be from 11:30 am Monday untill 1:30 pm. Interment will be at Herrin City Cemetery, Herrin, IL. Military Rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post and the V. F. W. Post of Herrin Ill.