Billie J. Gibson, 72, of Chapmanville, departed this life Friday, July 19, 2013, at Logan Regional Medical Center.
Born July 31, 1940, in Earling, he was a son of the late James and Gladys Wilson Gibson. Also preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, Marshall and Anna Chambers Gibson, and maternal grandparents, Fred and Settie Thompson Wilson.
Billie enjoyed collecting knives, going to Sunday School and receiving cards.
Those left to cherish his memory include one sister, Nancy Manns of ChapmanvilleV; two brothers, Manuel (Thelma) Gibson and Jimmie (Cleda) Gibson, both of Chapmanville, and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Kitchen Community Church with Rev. Gary Browning officiating. Burial will follow at John Thompson Cemetery at McConnell.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Monday at the church.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Freeman Funeral Home of Chapmanville is in charge of arrangements.