Milton – Langford H. Hibbard, 67, died peacefully Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, with his loving family by his side.

Lanny was born Sept. 23, 1950 in Burlington, the son of Lawrence and Bernice (Baxter) Hibbard.

Lanny attended Milton High School and enlisted in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. 

On July 25, 1970, he married Diane Savoy in the United Church of Milton. Together they settled in Milton where they began their family who survive them.

Lanny loved gardening, fishing and spending time in the woods.  He also enjoyed listening to Country Gold Saturday Night.

He is survived by his children Tonya Bidwell and her husband, Phil; Talina Hibbard and Bryant Perry, Trinda Hibbard and Jason Shappy and Troy Hibbard and his wife, Carole, all of Milton; by his grandchildren Michael, Carmen, Paige, Sydney, Marissa, Noah, Tatum, Gage, Spencer, Owen, Ava, Taylor and Caleb and by his sister, Dale Murray.

He was predeceased by his wife, Diane Hibbard, in 2008; by his brothers Lawrence and Stanford Hibbard and by his sister Iris Jacques.

For those who wish, memorials may be made in Lanny’s memory to the VNA 1110 Prim Road, Colchester, VT 05446.

There will be no funeral service; however, visiting hours were held Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Minor Funeral and Cremation Center in Milton. Military honors were accorded Lanny at 6 p.m. by members of the USMC. Online condolences may be made to