In 1870 Hugh was living in Ridgeville, Lorain, OH with his parents.
John Kibby, b. CT, 72, farmer.
Sylvia, wife, b. CT, 70.
Ransom Kibby, son, b. OH, 41, farm hand.
Catharine, daulaw, b. OH, 30.
Ethel, granddau, b. OH, 3.
Hugh, son, b. OH, 22, farm hand.
A Hugh Leslie Kibby in 1888 was living in Alameda County, CA and a carpenter.
Born: abt. 1849, OH.
Source: California Voter Registers 1866-1898
In 1900 Hugh and family was living in Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA.
Hugh L. Kibby, b. March 1849, OH, orchur dist.
Betsy N., wife, b. England July 1855.
Ira W., b. OH April 1882.
Millian H., b. CA Aug 1892.
Norman B., b. CA, Oct 1895.
In 1910 most of the family was living in Santa Clara.
Hugh L. Kibby, b. OH, 61, farmer fruit farm.
Betsey, b. England, 55, had given birth to seven children but only five alive in 1910.
Milton H., b.CA, 17.
Normand B., b. CA, 14.
In 1920 the family was living in Moreland, Santa Clara, CA.
Hugh L. Kibby, b. OH, 70, orchardist @ home.
Bettsy, b. England, 64.
Norman B., b. CA, 23, orchardist @ home.
In 1930 some of the family was living in Willow Glen, Santa Clara, CA.
Hugh L. Kibby, b. OH, 81, widower.
Norman B. Kibby, b. CA, 34, laborer odd jobs.
Elsie, daulaw, b. KS, 31.
Loren, grandson, b. CA, 9.
I also found the Footprints 2012 family tree, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/44163755/person/6168330732http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/44163755/person/6168330732 which contains your Kibby family. I thought you might want to contact the author. Just remember to verify the info before entering into your database.
Regarding Hugh's obituary, there is a volunteer for Sacramento Co at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obitl/volca.htmlhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obitl/volca.html
Scroll down to Sacramento Co. and choose California State Library Access.