Gerald "Gib" Gibson

  • Born: June 4, 1925
  • Died: August 7, 2018
  • Location: Hudson, Ohio

Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

32000 Detroit Road
Avon, OH 44011
Tel. (440) 937-6175

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Great- Great-Grandfather

Gerald D. "Gib" Gibson, age 93, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. He was a longtime resident of Hudson and was most recently residing at The Gables of Hudson. Gib was the loving husband of his late wife Lois (nee Joslyn) for 73 wonderful years; dear father of David G. Gibson (Laura L.), Rev. C. Michael Gibson (Janet M.), Lucinda L. Winkler, Robert B. Gibson (Mary Ann Schler), Claudia L. Barnes (Kenneth P.), and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Gibson; beloved grandfather of 21; great-grandfather of 25 and great-great-grandfather of 4. Gib was predeceased by his loving wife Lois; parents, Leland and Cecil Gibson; his beloved step-mother, Jesse May Gibson; son, David G.; his sisters, Doris Johnson and Joyce Swetman; and a great-grandson. Gib served his country during WWII in the United States Army. It was in the service that he met the love of his life, Lois. He used the GI Bill to put himself through Kent State University and Akron School of Law. Gib owned and operated Barrick-Gibson Attorneys at Law and Red Coach Real Estate, both in Hudson. He had many interests including fishing, the raising and racing of standard bred horses, and land development. He was a private pilot and a Coast Guard Auxiliary Marine Instructor. In his near forty year retirement he enjoyed his lifelong passion for fishing and he earned many awards for his work with genealogy. Gib had a hard beginning to his life and his children are all proud of the self made man that he became, he provided well for his wife and family. Memorial Donations are suggested to The American Diabetes Association, 10200 Alliance Road, Cincinnati, Oh. 45242. All services private, arrangements by Busch Funeral and Crematory Services. 440-937-6475