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Joel Tibbetts ’58

Joel Tibbetts ’58, a beloved educator, minister, and Renaissance man, died March 1, 2018.

An inspiration to many for how he lived his faith with love, generosity, and heartfelt service to others, Joel was especially proud of his loving family. In his free time, he took pleasure in playing the guitar, counted cross-stitch, trains, and his beloved Westies: Holly, Fiona, and Mackenzie.

He also wrote to the Bulletin in 2016, asking about a poem that had appeared in the magazine decades prior. Although he could only remember the first and last lines, it haunted him. Thanks to the digitization of every issue, we were able to send it to him: an untitled work by Barbara Babock Dolliver ’48 on page 11 of the November 1985 Bulletin.

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