Ralph Gibson, age 71, of Rogersville, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2013. He was a member of Robertson Creek Baptist Church and a Master Mason at Overton Lodge #5 F&AM.
He was retired from Rockwell Industries.
He was preceded in death by his father, Hack Kermit Gibson; mother, Cleo Gertrude Gibson (Short); sisters, Grace Catron and Sue Lawson; and infant child, Mary Alice.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Gibson of the home; son, Jeff Gibson and wife, Angie of Rogersville; daughter, Greta Pickering of Rogersville; grandchildren, Hollie Gibson Hickman and husband, Jesse; Emilie Gibson, Lacie Gibson and Crystal Pickering all of Rogersville; sister, Beatrice Phillips of Rogersville; brother, Rev. Kenneth Gibson and wife, Linda of DeRidder, LA; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Saturday (6/8/13) at Christian-Sells Funeral Home. Overton Masonic Lodge will conduct masonic services at 8:00 pm. Funeral services will follow with the Rev. Scott Farmer and the Rev Rick Dingus officiating. Graveside services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday (6/9/13) at Highland Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.christiansells.com