Sam Gibbons, father of a Shelbyville horse breeder, had an heroic career in the Army and then with Tennessee Walking Horses.
By Ron Van Stockum
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 3:00 am (Updated: September 18, 3:01 am)
Several weeks ago I had a call from Howard Gibbons of Wind Hill Farm, a Thoroughbred-breeding farm in Shelby County. Having read several of my military columns, he inquired if I had ever served with his uncle, a Navy vice admiral. I had not.
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