George Gibson

George Gibson, 61, of Parkersburg, died July 5, 2013, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

He was born April 3, 1952, in Charleston, W.Va., a son of the late Amos and Lorieana Marie Davis Gibson. He was self-employed as a contractor and was an avid Washington Redskins fan.

He is survived by two children, Dawn Spears and Shawn Kapek, both of Charleston; three grandchildren, Victoria Messer, Leah Calvert and Isaac Messer; three great-grandchildren, Aleeah and Ali Simms and Adalynn Calvert; four brothers, Arnold Clifford Gibson, Ronald Edward Gibson, Dale Harless Gibson and Billy Ray (Julie) Gibson of Walker, W.Va.; and two sisters, Edna King and Kimberly Ann Davis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Warren Joseph Gibson, and two sisters, Corlee Warner and Rose Gibson.

Services will be Monday, 11 a.m., at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Rev. Ron Hendershot officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery South. Visitation will be Sunday, 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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