Richard J. Hibbert, 69, of Oswego died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Hibbert was born in Oswego the son of the late Leo and Maryann (Briggs) Hibbert. He retired in 2002 from SUNY Oswego as a supervisor in the Janitorial Department. He worked as a longshoreman for thirty years at the Port of Oswego Authority. Mr. Hibbert served in the US Airforce in the Philippines, and at Otis Airforce Base Massachusetts, where he was assigned special security for former President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. He was a proud member of the music minister for the Lord’s Delight Prayer Community. Mr. Hibbert was a communicant of St. Joseph Church for 23 years. Mr. Hibbert was predeceased by his brother Leo Hibbert. He is survived by his wife of forty-eight years Joan Hibbert of Oswego, his children Pamela (Lawrence) North of Oswego, Anna (Jonathan) Waite of Parish, Renee (Michael) Mournighan of Oswego, Veronica Hibbert of Oswego, Maribeth Hibbert-Nelson of Oswego, siblings Ann (Frank) Brand of FL, Patricia (Robert) Gehan of Scriba, William (Leona) Hibbert of Oswego, Cynthia (Maurice) Leavens of Oswego, Raymond (Judith) Hibbert of Scriba, Randy (Cindy) Hibbert of Central Square, Bernadette Grinnell of Palermo, grandchildren Tanya, Matthew, Larry, Michael, Anastasia, Elizabeth, J.P., Tommy, Katheryne, James, Lilly and great grandson Landon, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday 9:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St Oswego.