John Albert Gibson, age 59, passed away August 3, 2021 at Novant Health Huntersville. He was born September 7, 1961 in Cabell County, WV, son of the late Mitchell Raymond and Roberta Hatten Gibson. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his sister Brenda Kay Rutherford and brother-in-law Steve Wilkes.
John retired from US Air after working 20+ years and most recently as Mail Manager for Air General with American Airlines. In his free time, John enjoyed traveling, spending time with his family, hanging with friends, and fishing. He was a fan of all sports, especially Marshall Football and Kentucky Basketball. He loved working and was an all around handyman but the dearest thing to his heart was his children.
John will be greatly missed by his loving wife Pamela Ayersman Gibson of Charlotte; daughter Amanda Dawn Gibson and fiance Michael Stamey of Cocoa, FL; son John “Bubby” Gibson and wife Megan of Proctorville, OH; daughter Hannah Marie Gibson of Charlotte; son Joseph Christopher “Joey” Gibson of Charlotte; son Ryan David Johnson of Kenova, WV; brother William “Butch” Gibson and wife Leslie of Lavalette, WV; twin sister Joanie Gibson Wilkes of Kenova, WV; grandchildren Clayton Sicolo and Averett Gibson; several nieces, nephews and extended family; and special friend Vinnie Calipari.
Visitation will be Monday August 9, 2021 from 11:00am-1:00pm at Rollins Funeral Home. Graveside services to follow at Docks Creek Cemetery at 1:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Look Up Lodge, 100 Look Up Lodge Rd., Travelers Rest, SC 29690.
Rollins Funeral Home will be assisting the family with local arrangements