HAZLETON - Richard "Rick" A. Gibson, 64, of Hazleton, died suddenly at home on Saturday evening, Nov. 16, 2013.
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Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein, with the Rev. Connie Markle officiating. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday at the funeral home.
A memorial fund has been established in his name.
Online obituary at: www.jamisonschmitzfuneralhome.com
Richard Alfred Gibson was born April 25, 1949 at Santa Fe, New Mexico, the son of Robert and Margret Jane (Cline) Gibson. He graduated from Oelwein Community High School at Oelwein, in 1968 and from Gates Business College in Waterloo. Rick formerly worked at Lambert Chevrolet in Oelwein, Bentley Chevrolet in Fairbank and also at Finnegan's Big A Auto Parts and O'Reilly's Auto Parts both in Independence. He enjoyed fishing and stock car racing.
Richard is survived by 2 sisters, Becky White of Oelwein, and Mary (Robert) Taylor of Hazleton; 3 brothers, William Gibson of Hazleton, Robert (Dianne) Gibson of Hazleton, and Howard (Margaret) Gibson of North Buena Vista, many nieces and nephews and his dog, Jack.
He was preceded in death by his parents; nephew Chad Gibson and a great nephew Riley MacInnis.
Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home - Oelwein
221 N. Frederick Ave. PO Box 614 Oelwein, IA 50662
Published in Oelwein Daily Register on Nov. 19, 2013