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WILLIAM P. GIBBONS

GIBBONS, William P. Of Westwood, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family, on Nov. 6. Beloved husband of Natalie J. (Stebbins), devoted father of Amy G. Taylor of ID, Jonathan D. Gibbons and his wife Susan Halsted of CA. and William P. Gibbons, Jr. Grandfather of Leah Van Ness Taylor and her partner Lincoln McNulty and Justin Blake Taylor, great grandfather of Owen Taylor McNulty. Son of the late Dr. Joseph Francis Gibbons and Helene G. (McDonald).Graduate of St. Sebastians, Class of 1949. Attended Boston College before serving in U.S. Army as a 2nd lieutenant in Korean War. Bill was an exceptional athlete in hockey, baseball and golf. He initiated the building and design of Lost Brook Golf Club in Norwood, MA. He was part owner/operator from 1967-1979. In 1973 Bill began his career as a golf professional and in 1983 he created Sport Graphics International. He devised and introduced the first video golf analysis program that provided the individual with a personalized evaluation of their swing using audio commentary and a permanent overlay of color graphics. Bill Gibbons influenced thousands of golfers throughout his 40 year career. He was a great communicator whether teaching the beginner or the seasoned touring pro. A highlight of his teaching career occurred when Bryon Nelson praised Bill's great understanding of the game. Services and interment are private. To sign on line guest book, please visit web site. Folsom Funeral Home www.folsomfuneral.com

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Folsom Funeral Service Inc Westwood Chapel
649 High St Westwood, MA 02090
(781) 326-1905
Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 10, 2013
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