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John Henry Gibson
Nov. 22, 1947-Jan. 5, 2011
John Gibson was born Nov. 22, 1947, in Fort Sumner to Dorothy and Mauro Gibson. He attended Roswell High School and college at Eastern University in Portales.
He was a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam from 1969-72, earning several medals. He worked at ReMax of Alamogordo for eight years. He had many co-workers and friends who loved him.
He is survived by his wife Melinda Gibson. They were married Dec. 26, 1981, in Albuquerque.
Other survivors include his sisters Marla Frey and her husband, Walter Frey, of San Clemente, Calif., and Bunnie May and her husband, J.C. May, of Jacksboro, Texas; daughter Laurie Van Tatenhove and her husband, Jeff, and twin grandchildren Brooke and Ella; brother-in-law Dr. Thomas R. Hall, of Albuquerque; sister-in-law Marilyn Haynie and her husband, John Haynie, of Las Cruces; nephew Dusty Dunn, of California; and nieces Sandy Dunn and Jennifer Drake.
He also had many other relatives that were dear to his heart.
There will be an open memorial celebration of his life for family and friends Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, from noon to 3 p.m. A family memorial service will be held at the South Park Cemetery on Friday Feb. 11, 2011.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Feb. 8 to Mar. 8, 2011
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