Paul AdkinsSports Editor
May 8, 2013
MAN, W.Va. — Ralph Everett Gibson, 72, of Man, joined his wife, Brenda, in their Heavenly home Tuesday, May 7, 2013, leaving from St. Mary’s Medical Center at Huntington after injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born June 14, 1940, at Man, he was a son of the late Everett Sr. and Freda Aileen Burton Gibson. Also preceding him in death was his wife, Brenda Kay Scott Gibson; one son, Ralph Todd Gibson, and three brothers, Carlos Neal Gibson, Frederick Wesley “Freddy” Gibson, and Ricky Lynn Gibson.
Ralph was the 2nd Shift Mine Foreman at Argus Energy’s Number 7 Mine at Twelve Pole for the last 12 years. He was a dedicated worker and a valued employee. Ralph was a member of the Accoville United Methodist Church. An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Devoted to his family, Ralph loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Those left to cherish his memory include one son, Timothy Scott Gibson of Man; two brothers, Ronnie (Linda) Gibson of Man and Everett “Poochie” (Judy) Gibson of Greenvalley; two sisters, Lorene “Lou” (Bob) Ellis of Kistler and Regina Sue (Gene) Rankin of South Point, Ohio; three grandchildren, Baylee Gibson and Harlie Gibson, both of Man, and Taylor Gibson of Huntington; several beloved nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Accoville United Methodist Church with Rev. Norman Harvey and Brother Richard Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the church.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.