James “Jimmy” Carlos Bibey, age 80, passed away at his home in Carthage on April 4, 2021.

Born on March 3, 1941 in Moore County, he was a son of the late Samuel Carlos and Floranna Monroe Bibey. 

Jimmy owned and operated Bibey Convenience Store in Carthage for 30 years. He was an active member of Carthage First Presbyterian Church and was also a member of the Jaycee’s club. Jimmy enjoyed anything involving the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. Jimmy was described as a people person and he loved to talk. He loved his family and all the time spent with them. He will surely be missed. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 55 years: Sandra Oldham Bibey; sisters: Irene Miller, Carolyn Dowd; and brother: Gilbert “John” Bibey. 

He is survived by sons: Anthony James “Tony” Bibey and wife Karen of Pinebluff, Layton Shawn Bibey and wife Waynette of Carthage; daughter Ashley Bibey Bullins and husband Michael of Carthage; brothers: Joel Bibey and wife Geraldine of Shallotte, Fred Bibey and wife Charlene of Southern Pines; five grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 14 nieces and six nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 2 PM at Carthage First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Tom Currie officiating. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 6 – 8 PM at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home. 

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 397, Carthage, NC 28327.

Online condolences may be offered at www.PinesFunerals.com.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Bibey family. 


Visitation: April 6, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327


Graveside Service: April 7, 2021 2:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church of Carthage
110 S Ray Street
Carthage, NC 28327


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  1. Condolences to Ashley, Shawn, Tony and families. Jimmy was a fine fellow, a joy to talk with, always had a smile and greeting for all. He will be missed by his FPC family and all who knew him. Praying for God’s peace, comfort and strength for the children, grandchildren and other family members.

  2. Ashley,Tony and Shawn and family, lifting you in prayer during this difficult time.
    I enjoyed years of friendship with your Dad and Mom. May God give all of you the peace that passeth all understanding🙏💕

  3. Shawn, Tony and Ashley, my heart aches for each of you! Your Dad will be missed that is for sure. Praying that the good Lord eases your grief and fills you with good memories. 😘

  4. Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are going out to the family at this time. His kindness was appreciated and we were very fortunate to have him bring a store into our neighborhood 😀

  5. Jimmy Bibey was a good man. I could always depend on what he said and always found him to be the same fun person to talk with every time I would see him. Deepest sympathy to the family.

  6. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Jimmy was one of the kindest and best Friend anyone could have. He certainly will be missed. Heaven has gained an Angel and the world has lost a wonderful man.
    Ricky and Gail Smith

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