Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Remembering the servicemembers who died in the service of their country.

Army Pfc. Devon J. Gibbons

19, of Port Orchard, Washington.
Gibbons died in the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained on April 11, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Taji, Iraq. He was assigned to the 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died on June 23, 2006.

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"I miss u buddy! You were one of the greatest friends a person could have and I'm honered to speak about u and everyday I met with u before school and getting lost in the halls! we love u and I wish your family the best cause its hard enough for me. You are my hero."
jacob coppinger of port orchard wa usa

"Person (sorry)"
J.D. Jones of Washington

"Devon Was My Swimming Instructor At The SK Pool A Long Time Ago And I am Sorry For The Great Loss Of An Amazing Peson"
J.D. Jones of Washington

"I wish your family PEACE. Sorry for your huge loss."
Pamela of Klamath Falls OR

"To the family of:Devon J. Gibbons I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. My heart cries out for you in your grief and you have my thoughts and prayers. He died a hero defending freedom. May you have the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Prayerfully we will all meet in Heaven one day where we will rest in the arms of Jesus. If you need prayer or need someone to talk to, please call or write my pastor: Rev. John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd., Covington, GA 30016. (770)787-1015. Your friend in Jesus Christ, Polly Ballew Covington,Ga"

"June 9, 2008
To the family of Pfc. Devon J. Gibbons:
Devon gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
www.IraqWarHeroes.org"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

"Thank you for your service and sacrifice to our great country. My family will always be greatful."
Jamie of Washington D.C.

"Dear Gibbons family, I wanted to let you know how sad I am about Devons death. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you always."
Ayla Howell of Port Orchard, Washington

"Ever day gose by and Ann and myself think about you ever day. We miss u so much"
Jason of Killeen Tx

"Hey man, not a day goes by I don't think of you.... We all miss you!"
PFC IVY, JEFF of Mosul, IRAQ

"Devon, I am thinking about you and your family during the holiday season. Your buddy Jamie Costello was a dear friend of mine and we speak of you and your family often. Happy New Year and give Jamie a hug for me. You are my hero, Love Laurie"
Laurie of Saint Louis, MO

"Devon,
Whats there to say man. We all miss you. I'll never forget you man. for the six months I knew you, you made all the difference in my life. Love ya man.
Your fellow soldier, your friend, your boy, PFC J.J. Howard"
PFC Howard, Jeremy of Ft. Riley, Kansas USA

"Devon,
I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

"Ready And Forward"(10th Cav Motto)"

"D=Devotion
E=Extrodinary
V=Very Smart
O=Outgoing
N=Never Forgotten
Rest In Piece Devon.You Will Never Be Forgotten. You Are Always In Our Hearts."
K. of Port Orchard

"DEVON J. GIBBONS A HERO WHO WAS CALLED TO A HIGHER DUTY BY GOD, TO FIGHT A SPIRITUAL BATTLE FOR RIGHTOUSNESS SAKE IN OUR BEHALF. TRUE HEROS NEVER DIE, THEY JUST FADE AWAY. GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY FOR YOUR GREAT SACRAFICE OF LOVE AND DEVOTION TO GOD, YOUR BROTHERS IN HARMS WAY AND A HEROS DEVOTION TO DUTY."
USAF RET TSGT EDDIE B. WILSON, JR. of BELLEVILLE, IL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

"To the family of Devon Gibbons, God be with you always and ease the feeling of loss. Devon will always be in our hearts and minds. Thank you for raising such a wonderful son. You have quite a young man to be proud of."
Diane of Port Orchard, WA

"To the Gibbons Family,
I would like to send my deepest sympathy for your loss. I too lost my son in Iraq Nov. 13, 2004 and I know your feeling of grief. I have very close friends who live in the Port Orchard area and I know your community well. My daughter is dating a friend of your sons. Evidently, they went to the same High School. I would love the opportunity to talk to you...If I can help in any way please don't hesitate to e-mail me. Your son is a hero and his memory will be honored and not forgotten!clarsen649@earthlink.net"
Christi Larsen Proud Mom of PFC Cole William Larsen of Canyon Country, CA USA

"On behalf of the family of SPC Shawn Davies, Our hearts go out to the friends and family of Devon. We share in your sorrow. May God be with you. Devon will never be forgotten."
Toni Peters, toniannp@sbcglobal.net of Concord, OH

"We Will NEVER FORGET !"
Please KNOW so many people share your sadness,
and we are remembering your family in your loss and your deep grief.
Our nations HERO, Devon will be remembered by name.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Pat & Sandi Breckenridge / Montana
May we always remember: FREEDOM ISN'T FREE!
"

"Thank you Devon Gibbons, you will not be forgotten. Your bravery goes beyond words. I want to express my deepest gratitude for your sacrifice. To the family and friends, my prayers and deep condolences in your loss. May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss. God bless you all. A very appreciative fellow American,"
Leo Titus of Grayslake, Illinios

"To the family and friends of Pfc. Devon Gibbons:
May God's grace be with you during your time of grief. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and we feel your loss and share in your sorrow. Bless Devon for the sacrifice he has made to make a better life for the rest of us."
The Ford Family of Wells, Nevada

"To the family and friends of Pfc. Devon Gibbons:
I am saddened by the loss of your loved one. He will always be remembered as a hero for fighting for freedom. I hope that this website will be a source of comfort and encouragement for you during this difficult time, and in the future as you recall the memories of Devon, who continues to live on in your heart."
Tim Rivera of Powder Springs, Georgia

Honor them by remembering... Freedom - is their gift to us But his soul goes marching on