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Hibbert Owners Weigh Future

The second-generation owners of Hibbert Lumber, Davis, Ca., are exploring options for the business as they prepare for retirement in 2019.

The second-generation owners of Hibbert Lumber, Davis, Ca., are exploring options for the business as they prepare for retirement in 2019.

Longtime manager Becky Hibbert and her sisters/partners, Molly Snyder and Jane Hadley, said in a letter to customers that they are “contemplating proposals for the future of a lumber business at this location. We are retiring to spend more time with our growing family. Our parents started this business 71 years ago, and we have enjoyed many decades of working with you.”

Founded in 1947, the business includes a hardware store, lumberyard and The Door Shop.

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