Douglas Edward Hibbard, age 78, of Wesley Chapel, FL, passed away after a long battle with dementia on May 6, 2023 in New Port Richey FL hospice. Doug was born in Medina, NY on October 2, 1944. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Carol Joan (nee Riemer); daughters, Amy (William) Sturgis of Rochester, NY, and Lisa (Kevin) Martin of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Henry, Charles, Philip and, Catherine Davignon, and Riley McGaughey; step-grandchildren, Hannah and Ryan Martin. Also surviving are his much loved sister, Shirley Hale of Lockport, NY; many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, Edward and Frances Hibbard of Medina, NY, and sister, Barbara (David) Craddock of Huntsville, AL. Doug graduated in 1963 from Medina High School, then worked for Sherwin Williams Paint Company and ended his 25 year working career with Armstrong Pumps LTD of North Tonawanda NY. Retiring to Tampa, FL in 1993, Doug spent his time volunteering at a local hospital and the Florida Aquarium. He also served on numerous community organizations both in New Port Richey and Wesley Chapel. He so enjoyed assisting his neighbors with any help needed. In keeping with Doug’s wishes, the family will disperse his ashes into the Gulf of Mexico as he so enjoyed the beach, shore birds, and sunsets. After such a struggle, he is now feeling comfort from our heavenly Father. Any donation may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in his name. Please share your memories on this website.