Obituary of Robert Gibson Sr.
Robert Carl Gibson Sr. age 85 of Chaplin Road, Morgantown passed away, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at WV Medicine Hospice. He was born April 1, 1933 in Masontown, WV a son of the late Paul Gibson and Emma Molisee Gibson.
Robert worked as a coal miner and also worked for Gibson Reclamation. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion. Robert’s hobbies were working on his farm and hunting.
Robert is survived by his daughters, Diana (Ronald) Moore of Morgantown, Teresa (Sonny) Lewis of Morgantown and Patty (Terry) McCrobie of Reedsville, sons, Robert (Joyce) Gibson Jr. of Maidsville, Paul (Carol) Gibson Sr. of Morgantown and Kenneth Burns Jr. of Morgantown, sisters, Bonnie Jean Gibson of Ohio and Marlene (Joe) Jenkins of Pentress, brother George (Mary Gibson, several grandchildren, great grandchildren and his dog Smokey.
Robert was preceded in death by his wife Bertha Johnson Gibson, daughter, Mary Alice Gillespie, sister, Nettie Alice Nuce, and brothers, Henry Gibson, Junior Leroy Gibson, Virgil Gibson, Delmer Gibson, Melvin Gibson, Teddy Gibson, John Gibson, and Ray Gibson.
Friends may call at the McCulla Funeral Home, 770 Fairmont Road, Westover from 4-8 pm Monday and on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am funeral service with Rev. Dan Meadows officiating. Burial will follow at Beverly Hills Cemetery with graveside military honors conferred by the Westover VFW Post # 9916 and the WVANG military honors. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulla.com.
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