Joe H. Gibson, 80, of Little Rock, Ark., passed away Jan. 15, 2014.
He was born June 12, 1933, in Mayflower, to Arthur Ulysses and Lena Viola Helton Gibson.
Joe proudly served in the United States Navy, participating in the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the VFW Post 9095. He enjoyed his civilian years as a truck driver, and was of the Baptist faith.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and two brothers.
Surviving to cherish his memory are his lovely wife of 17 years, Charlotte Fox Gibson; three sons: James (Cynthia) Gibson of Willisville, Buddy (Diana) Hudson of Mabelvale, and Scott (Edwina) Bowen of Oppelo; six daughters: Mary (James) Warner of Benton, Marilyn (Virgil) Moser of Batesville, Regina (George) Stipe of Little Rock, Janet (Pete) Thomas of Little Rock, Barbara (Dean) Riggin of Sardis, and Sandra (Mike) Williams of Warren; 33 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.
The family suggests memorials be made to VFW Post 9095, 1121 Gamble Rd., Little Rock, AR 72211, 501-225-9849, or to the
Graveside honor service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Arkansas State Veterans' Cemetery, North Little Rock, Bro. Tim Curtis will officiate.
Pallbearers will be VFW Post 9095, Family, and Friends.
The family will receive friends 6–8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72211, 501-224-8300.
Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/chenal
Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from Jan. 17 to Jan. 24, 2014