Casey Tibbs, a rodeo rider who won nine world championships from the 1940's to the 1960's, died of cancer Sunday at his home in Ramona, Calif. He was loved and cherished by many people including : his child Tanner Tibbs; his parents, Monte Tibbs and Linda Tibbs; his siblings, Kevin Tibbs (Erin) and Jennifer Tibbs; his nieces and nephews, Hanna and Leah Tibbs; and his grandparents, Harold and Florence Tibbs. He held the " World All-Around Cowboy Champion " title twice, in 1951 and 1955. Casey passed away on January 28, 1990 at the age of 60. Tibbs was born to John F. Tibbs (1886-1948) and Florence M. Tibbs (1889-1974) in rural Orton northwest of Fort Pierre in Stanley County in central South Dakota. View photos and video from past events and see where Steve will be next!

He held the "World All-Around Cowboy Champion" title twice, in 1951 and 1955. He won the association's all-around cowboy title twice and also won one bareback bronco riding championship. In 1979, he was inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, the highest honor in rodeo. Casey Tibbs was born on March 5, 1929 and died on January 28, 1990. Tibbs was born to John F. Tibbs (1886-1948) and Florence M. Tibbs (1889-1974) in rural Orton northwest of Fort Pierre in Stanley County in central South Dakota. This page was last edited on 25 March 2020, at 16:56. In 1943, at the American Legion 4th of July Rodeo in Huron, 16-year old Sid Glanzer borrowed a miniature Speed Graphic Press camera.

Because of his flamboyant personal style, which included purple Cadillacs and a flashy wardrobe, Mr. Tibbs was often credited with bringing professional rodeo to national attention.

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He was of English descent. Casey was 60 years old at the time of death. In 1979, he was inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. Casey Tibbs, 60, Dies; Won 9 Rodeo Titles. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems; we are continuing to work to improve these archived versions. [1], He moved in 1976 to Ramona, California, to raise and breed horses. He is survived by a brother, Thad Tibbs, of Fort Pierre, and a sister, Ardith Cook, of Spearfish, S.D. Mr. Tibbs, a native of Fort Pierre, won six world saddle bronco riding championships in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, a record. See the article in its original context from. Celebrities and Notable People Who Have Had Coronavirus. Casey Tibbs Birthday and Date of Death. TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. The rodeo had had a sell-out He is interred at the Scotty Philip Cemetery in Fort Pierre, South Dakota. Explore Casey Tibbs's biography, personal life, family and cause of death. After battling bone cancer and then lung cancer for about a year, he died at his home in Ramona, while watching the 1990 Super Bowl. The New York Times Archives.

He wrote, produced, directed, and starred in the film Born to Buck.[3]. He was featured on the 22 October 1951 cover of Life magazine.

Discover the real story, facts, and details of Casey Tibbs. Casey Duane Tibbs (March 5, 1929–January 28, 1990) was an American cowboy, rodeo performer, and actor. This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. He also wrote and starred in the movies "Born to Buck" and "Young Rounder," and starred in the movie "Bronc Busters." Casey Tibbs was born on March 5, 1929 and died on January 28, 1990. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. You may also light a candle in honor of Casey Tibbs. Birthday: March 5, 1929Date of Death: January 28, 1990Age at Death: 60. "Casey Tibbs, 60, Rodeo Cowboy Who was World Champ 9 Times", National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame, "Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductees - National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum", "Casey Tibbs - South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame", "Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Inductees", "Casey Tibbs | Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame", "2018 Hall of Fame Inductee Photos & Bios", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Casey_Tibbs&oldid=947324394, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Annual Casey Tibbs Ramona Roundup in Ramona, California. AP. Mentioned in the Chris Ledoux song "Back when we was kids". He was of English descent. Other stars sired by Casey Tibbs included Casey Cool (G2 Merchants Stakes), Festive Occasion (G2 SA Oaks, and an Equus Champion), Naughty Prince (G3 Winter Guineas), Cyber Case (G3 Lebelo Handicap), Cree Lodge (Gr3 Langerman Handicap) and recent feature race winners Cash Register and Why Worry. Last August a statue of Mr. Tibbs riding a bucking horse was dedicated at the Pro Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs. He won in 1949, 1951–1954, and 1959, the world saddle bronc riding championship and in 1951 world bareback bronc riding championship. If you see something that doesn't look right on this page, please do inform us using the form below: © 2017 Dead or Kicking / All Rights Reserved. Casey was 60 years old at the time of death. He was 60 years old. Casey Duane Tibbs (March 5, 1929–January 28, 1990) was an American cowboy, rodeo performer, and actor. (pictured: Casey Tibbs on Easy Money in Nemo, SD) For many years, Casey wrote a syndicated newspaper column, "Let'er Buck," for Rodeo Sports News. Your contribution is much appreciated!

[2], After his successful rodeo career, Tibbs became a stunt man, stunt coordinator, technical director, livestock consultant, wrangler, and actor for the film industry.