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Tyrone Tyree Gibson


1924 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Tyrone Tyree Gibson Obituary
Tyrone Tyree Gibson 1924-2017
93, of Massillon, passed away Monday, July 31st, at Mercy Medical Center following a brief illness.
Born in Grady, Ala. on February 5, 1924, a son of the late Calvin and Corabelle (Bryant) Gibson; also proceeded in death by his first wife, Barbara (Truman) Gibson; infant son, Truman Bernard Gibson; seven brothers; and one sister.
Tyrone was employed many years ago at Republic Steel of Massillon, and for the General Motors Corporation of Detroit, Mich. as an assembler, an amateur boxer, and a stand-in entertainer doing tap dancing, mimicking and played the harmonica, a Staff Sgt. in the US Army as a cook during WWII all before retiring in 1984. He was baptized in 1961 and was an active member of the congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
He is survived by his wife, Dixie Leah (Lint) Gibson, married November 2, 1981; two sons, Vincent Gibson of Massillon, Clayton (Lina) Gibson of Pinole, Calf.; two step-daughters, Debra (Tom) Schwan of Mansfield, Sue Resor of Canton; step-son, Jimmy Kinsey of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; nine grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; numerous great great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. on Friday August 4th in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Massillon, 2177 Nave Rd SE Massillon, OH 44646. You may add your condolences on our website: www.waltner-simchak.com.
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Published in The Repository on Aug. 3, 2017
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