OBITUARY

Vernon Kayton Bibb Sr.

October 5, 1939May 17, 2013

Vernon Kayton Bibb, Sr., 73, of Louisville passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013. Vernon was an Army veteran and retired from UPS after 29 years of service. He was the founder and director of Blue Chip Fastpitch Softball Camp for 17 years. He has coached for many different sports along with being a pitching instructor for over 35 years. Vernon coached for Bellarmine College softball for 6 years. He was a member of KHSAA Kentucky Hall of Fame. Vernon dedicated over 35 years in helping and touching the lives of girls in getting scholarships for their education. Vernon is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Sherry Mulloy Bibb; children, Butch Bibb, (Lori), Teresa Mann (Chris), Joe Bibb (Danielle), and Mary Carter (Dave); grandchildren, Amber, Brandi, Brett, and Sara Bibb, Kailey and Kaitlyn Mann, Brandon, Austin, and Peyton Bibb, Shelby and Zack Carter; great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Lucia Bibb; and 1 sister. A funeral service to honor the life of Vernon will be 10am on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Evergreen Funeral Home, with entombment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8pm on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be directed to "Old Friends", 1841 Paynes Depot Road, Georgetown, KY 40324 or KY Preps Softball, P.O. Box 1304, London, KY 40743, c/o Jim McAllister.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, May 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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Vernon Kayton Bibb Sr.

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Amy McClain

July 4, 2013

Mary and Sherry,

I just learned of Vernon's passing. Please know that along with my sympathy come very happy memories on the Bellarmine ball field. I am so grateful to have known him. My memories are of Vern's contagious excitement and love for the game. My thoughts and prayers are with you both in the coming months.

Whitney Valentine

June 3, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. Mr. Vernon Bibb was such an inspiration to my father and I. He taught me everything I know about pitching and we always enjoyed being around him. I am truly blessed to have met Mr. Bibb, he was such an amazing person.

Carrie Ballard Oeswein

May 25, 2013

My fondest memory is riding shotgun on the Bellarmine bus listening to the Oldies but Goodies and hearing many wonderful stories about his wife Sherry and his family. I was a walk on and truly blessed to have had the opportunity to play fast pitch at Bellarmine. Although pitching was his passion he inspired some catchers along the way. His smile says it all. So sorry I missed the service as I am just finding out-prayers to his family and friends.

Sue House

May 24, 2013

Sherry was so sorry to hear about Vernon--I just heard about it from Joyce Morton

Cheryl Ruckriegel

May 24, 2013

Thinking of the Bibb family during this time. It has been years since I have seen you all but I have some good memories of playing softball with Mary and being coached by Vernon back in the day on the all-star team and at Bellarmine.

JW & Millie Campbell

May 23, 2013

Our prayers go out to Vernon's family. He was a very special friend. We will miss his laughter and smile. My pitchers & catchers loved him so much they always looked forward to lessons.

Michelle Baker

May 23, 2013

I'm very sorry to hear of your loss. My daughter (Courtney Baker) was a pitching student/camp attendee for only 2 years. We will be forever grateful for his contribution to her softball career. She has learned so much from him. We will remember him always. RIP Vernon

May 22, 2013

Sorry to hear
about the loss of Mr. Bibb. Love to all of you! The Knight family

Aaron, Donna, Alexis and Zach True

May 21, 2013

Our condolences to Sherry and Vernon's Family. He was such a joy to be around. Always smiling and joking with everyone. He has been such an inspiration to our daughter, Alexis True, with her pitching and over the years became a good friend and teacher to her. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten. You all are in our prayers and may God's mercy and grace be with you all during this difficult time.

Robin Alfonso

May 21, 2013

So sorry to hear of the passing of a former neighbor whom was always there for ya no matter what!! Miss all the times we had playing with everyone in the side yard!! May God be with you in this time!!