By Jim Freeman
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Doug Gibbs, the man we’ve all seen walking with his dog along the four lane over the years, died in Friday’s house fire on North 15th Street.
Firefighters never located Gibbs’ dog of more than 20 years, Chico.
Gibbs walked with a limp after being hit by a car during the Blizzard of ’93 and was legally blind.
WLAF caught up with Doug and his dog in November 2018. HERE is that story.
One comment Doug made during our visit nearly three years ago that really hit home was when he said, “I hope the Lord can find me a better day- or go on and take me. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/21/2022-9AM)