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Burnis Eugene Gibson Sr, age 57, of Springfield, MO, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014 at home after battling cancer. He was born June 22, 1957, in Springfield, MO, to Eugene and Bernice Gibson. He was a faithful member of the Grand Community Church. Burnis was an avid outdoorsman that loved fishing, golfing, and baseball. Especially the Springfield and St Louis Cardinals. He loved having his family around him and loved being "Papa" to his grandkids. He is survived by his wife Rebecca; 2 daughters: April (Joey) Eaton and Amanda (Brandon) Morris and 2 sons: Burnis (Cindy) Gibson Jr and Billy Gibson; his mother and father, Gene and Bernice Gibson; 4 sisters: Sharon, Janice, Janet and Terry; 2 brothers: Bill and Rick; plus 12 grandkids and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 1:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO with Pastor James Lindly officiating. Burial will be held in Bellview Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Funeral Home. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO. Online condolences may be made at


Published in the News-Leader on Aug. 19, 2014
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