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William Herring Gibson

Male 1928 - 2013  (85 years)


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  • Name William Herring Gibson 
    Born 20 Oct 1928  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Dec 2013  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1385  Martin Family | Bayne Relatives
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2020 

    Father William Bayne Gibson,   b. 26 May 1888, Lexington, Lexington, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1972, Decatur, Dekalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Anna Colmery,   b. 03 Jun 1889, Edwards, Hinds, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1973, Decatur, Dekalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F2269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Geraldine Althea Hedrick,   b. 30 Apr 1932, Brownsville, Cameron, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 2017  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1956  Cameron County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F4622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1928 - Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Apr 1956 - Cameron County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Dec 2013 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes  Died:
    • Col. (Ret.) William H. Gibson celebrated a full glorious life of 85 years, 57 of those with the love of his life, Gerry.

      Col. Gibson served 22 years in the Air Force beginning in 1950, where he served as a flight navigator, advanced single observer, Air Force Academy flight navigational instructor, astronomy and physics instructor and command staff briefer at the Pentagon. He served one air combat tour in Korea, flying over 40 missions. Col. Gibson received numerous medals and commendations, as well as receiving his BS in business from University of Georgia and his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and an Eagle Scout. He retired in 1972 and began a carrier as a Petroleum Engineer with Mitchell Energy Corp., retiring in 1985. After fully retiring, he was then able to thoroughly enjoy his role as husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a friend to all.

      He is survived by his loving wife, Gerry; children, Andy, Mike and wife Chris, Elaine, Cathy and Billy and wife Rosanna; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Bayne Kelley.

      Family to receive friends 10 am, Friday, December 13, 2013 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3901 S. Panther Creek Dr. The Woodlands, TX, with funeral service to begin at 11 am. Graveside service to be held 2:15 pm at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr., Houston, TX.

      Published on yourconroenews.com from Dec. 11 to Dec. 24, 2013



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