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LOCKHART — Mr. David L. Gibson, 75, husband of Jimmie Roberts Gibson, 408 Mill St., Lockhart, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.


Mr. Gibson was born in Union County, July 23, 1938, a son of the late Russell S. and Sally Childers Gibson. He was a graduate of Lockhart High School and was retired from Duke Power. Mr. Gibson was a retired from the SC National Guard and was a veteran of the US Coast Guard. He was a member of Lockhart First Baptist Church where he was a Sunday School teacher, a former member of the choir and had served as a Deacon.


Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, John David Gibson and wife Melissa; one brother, Billy Dean Gibson; a sister, Frances Belk, all of Union; three granddaughters, Karen Gibson, Layla Gibson and Elizabeth Gibson.


Mr. Gibson was predeceased by two sisters, Nellie Mae Dabbs and Alpha Hanna Wood; six brothers, Carl R. Gibson, Buck Gibson, Glenn Gibson, Little Jim Gibson, Ed Gibson and Olin D. Gibson.


Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at Lockhart First Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Ben Hill and Rev. Dr. Don McCutcheon. Burial will be at Philippi Baptist Church Cemetery.


Active pallbearers will be Steve Gibson, Eddie Gibson, Steve Robinson, Luke Jenkins, Scott Vlock, Wesley Belk, Casey Watkins and Pat Fowler.


Members of the #2 Sunday School Class of Lockhart First Baptist Church along with William Vinson, Jantzen Childers, Arnold Childers and Robert Lawson are asked to serve as the honorary escort.


Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.


Memorials may be made to Lockhart First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 190, Lockhart, S.C. 29364.


The family will be at the home, 408 Mill St., Lockhart.


The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.


(www.holcombefuneralhomes.com)


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