Shane Paul Gibson, 35, a native of Houma, raised in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and resident of Los Angeles, Calif., joined heaven's band of angels Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
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A memorial visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at St. Ann Catholic Church in Bourg. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Shane is survived by his parents, Lee and Elaine Gibson, of Bourg; brother, Aaron Gibson; niece, Tansley Grace Gibson, of Birmingham, Ala.; fianceé, Jenny Manson, of Los Angeles, Calif.; aunts, Harriet Lyons and husband, C.J., Mona Escobar and husband, "Tito", of Bourg, Melanie Marcel and husband, Matt, of Baton Rouge, and Charlotte LaBarbera and husband, Frank, of Sulphur; uncles, Chris Olivier and wife, Debra, Jules Boquet and wife, Deborah, of Houma, Willard Boquet and wife, Roberta, of Thibodaux, Anthony Boquet and wife, Toni, of Franklin, Tenn., and Ronnie Gibson, of Lake Charles; and many cousins, countless friends, and thousands of fans.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, P.W. and Thelma Gibson; maternal grandparents, Morris and Josephine Boquet; and cousins, Angela Escobar and Connor Marcel.
Shane graduated from Choctaw High School in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. He then received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston and graduated in 2002 with a degree in Music Therapy. He then moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream. He is best known for being the touring guitarist for the American metal group Korn, in February 2007. He also played the lead guitar for the solo tour of Jonathan Davis from Korn. His main band, stOrk, an experimental rock band, had a self-titled album "stOrk" released in January 2011. The band's sophomore release "Broken Pieces" is slated for release in April 2014.
Shane was known around the shred community for his solo work. He was also a founding member of the heavy metal/comedy act named SchwarZenatoR, the self-titled debut album was released February 23, 2010. Shane played guitars on Godhead singer Jason C. Miller's solo album Last to Go Home and recorded the single "Free" with band Echoes the Fall.
Shane also shared his God given gift and talent through teaching and had instructional DVDs released for guitar. He was truly a master at his craft and anyone who has ever had the pleasure of hearing him play will never forget the music he created. We are blessed to have been forever touched by Shane's music, talent, laughter, gentle caring heart, and love for life. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Samart Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.
Samart Funeral Home
635 Bayou Blue Rd.
Houma, LA 70364
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Apr. 16 to Apr. 18, 2014