Born December 18, 1935, in Goodloe, he was the son of the late Lincoln and Dora Bailey Gibson. He was a retired ambulance driver and First Responder for P&B Ambulance, and a member of Calvary's Call Church.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Lindsey and Lisa Gibson of East Point; a brother, Arvil Jack Gibson of West Prestonsburg; three sisters: Julia Ousley of Martin, Jolene Castle of Auxier, and Bobbie Wright of Fayetteville, North Carolina; two grandchildren: Whitney Gibson and Nicholas Gibson; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Henry David Gibson; four brothers and three sisters: Everett Gibson, Henry Gibson, Herbert Gibson, Willie Gibson, Stella Smith, Thelma Gibson and Janet Sue Gibson (twin).
Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 16, at 2:00 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Arthur Sam Smith and Ron Shepherd officiating.
Burial will be in the Gibson Family Cemetery, in David, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Visitation is Friday, at 6 p.m., at the funeral home.