2013-09-12 / Obituaries


Windle Ray “Bob” Gibson, 82, of Jackson died Sept. 9, 2013 at his residence.

He was born Aug. 14, 1931. He was a native of Guntersville. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and a former deacon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a retired electrician with Brown and Root and was a former Co-owner/operator of Frankie’s Bakeshop for 17 years.

Survivors include his wife, Frankie M. Gibson, Jackson; one son, Donald Gibson, Jackson; one daughter, Sissie (Rick) Grant, Jackson; four grandchildren, Heather (Will) Richardson, Ross (Brittany) Henderson, Thomas Gibson and Stephen Gibson; greatgranddaughter, Harper Henderson.

He was preceded in death by parents, Greely and Ella Gibson and two brothers.

The service was Sept. 10 at 2:30 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home. Burial was at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090. Please mark all memorials “In Honor of Bob Gibson.”

Active pallbearers were Ross Henderson, Thomas Gibson, Stephen Gibson, Will Richardson, Wayne Harrison and Timbo Harrison.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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