Obituaries for Wed., July 7, 2010

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Hubert Walter Gibson

The Rev. Hubert Walter Gibson, 80, of Opp, passed away Fri., July 2, 2010, in the Opp nursing home.

The Rev. Gibson retired after 20 years of military service in the U.S. Navy.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., today, Wed., July 7, at Westview Assembly of God Church in Opp. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Westview Assembly of God Church Building Fund, 103 Grover St., Opp.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Gibson of Opp; daughters, Joni Maddrey of Pensacola, Jody Rodriguez of Jacksonville, Fla., and Josephine Tullo of Ft. Worth, Texas; sons, Walt Barclay of LaGrange, Calif., Joseph Gibson of Memphis, Tenn., and Jimmy Connell of Summerfield, Fla.; his sisters, Winnie Gillett of Tarpon Springs, and Vera Schumacher of Jacksonville, Fla.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous daughters-in-law, sons-in-law and step-grandchildren.

His parents, Dewey And Ruby Gibson, and a sister, Millie Emgee, preceded him in death.