Gary R. "Gip" Gipson(1946 - 2012)

Gary R. "Gip" Gipson


Gary "Gip" R. Gipson, 66, of Hattiesburg, died October 23, 2012 at Forrest General Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, October 26, 2012, at Moore Funeral Chapel in Purvis, followed by burial in Caney Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Gipson was a member of Caney Baptist Church and the Elks Lodge, B.P.O.E. 599. He worked in construction and served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, C.L. and Joyce Gipson and a brother, Garland Gipson.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Gipson of Hattiesburg; a daughter, Teresa Hardiman (Brian) of Hattiesburg; a son, Kelvin Gipson (Barbara) of Hattiesburg; two sisters, Anita Polk and Amelia Gipson, both of Baxterville; two brothers, Larry Gipson of Purvis and Austin Gipson of Levittown, Penn.; four grandchildren, Brandy Necaise, Kaitlin Gipson, Brian Hardiman, Jr. and Paige Gipson; and a great-granddaughter, Anna Faith Necaise.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Purvis.



Published in the Hattiesburg American on Oct. 25, 2012