GIBSON, Ga. - Mr. William Albert Rivers, age 68, of 78 W. Main Street, died Thursday morning in University Hospital in Augusta. Graveside service will be held 2:00PM Sunday, October 6, 2013, in the Mitchell Methodist Church cemetery with Rev. Ralph Story officiating. Mr. Rivers was a native of Augusta, but had lived in Gibson for several years. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Psychology. He retired after more than 20 years of service as a personnel manager with Siemens and J. P. Stevens. Mr. Rivers was preceded in death by his parents, L. R. Rivers & Annie Van Gibson Rivers; 2 brothers; Lee Rymer Rivers and Barry Gibson Rivers and is survived by fianc , Nancy Kent of Gibson; niece, Shelby Rivers of Warrenton; aunt, Mary Jewell Cutchens of Macon; uncle, George Wright Gibson of Agricola; cousins, Jim Rivers of Thomson, Edsel Gibson Cutchens, of Macon, Elbert Rivers of Atlanta, Kay (English) Marbert of North Carolina, Jan (English) Hall of LaGrange; and sister-in-law, Cindy Rivers of Warrenton. You may sign the family's personal guestbook online at www.taylorfhlouisville.com If so desired, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Neuro/Stroke ICU Unit of University Hospital. The Rivers family will receive friends in the Mitchell Methodist Church fellowship hall following the service on Sunday. Sheppard Funeral Home, 57 College Place, Gibson is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Oct. 5, 2013