Bill Darrell Gibson (03/06/1934 - 04/12/2011)

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GIBSON, Bill Darrell
(77 Years of Life)

Passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2011, with Rosie, his loving wife of 58 years and his family, by his side. Many dear family and friends came to visit him at home prior to his passing away.
Bill was born in Loon Lake on March 6, 1934 to Darrell and Elsie, joining his sisters Doris and Lucille. Bill met his lifelong sweetheart, Rosie, at Deer Park High School and they wed on August 30, 1952. Bill and Rosie were blessed with three sons, Billy, Gordy and Marty and a daughter, Nancy. They all worked together on the family farm and sawmill. Bill considered raising his children his foremost accomplishment. He treasured time together at family meals and took pleasure in working in the family businesses with his wife and children. He loved to coach his kids in Little League and Babe Ruth baseball.
Bill and Rosie enjoyed playing cards, fishing, bowling, gardening and especially grandparenting. He leaves behind 17 well-loved grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, as well as two precious pets, Morrey and Rufus.
Family and friends can honor Bill's memory and bless Rosie and the children by attending his memorial Saturday, April 16, at 2:00 at Springdale Community Church, on Morton and Main Street. Fellowship and refreshments following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
LAUER FUNERAL HOME in Deer Park, WA .

Published in Spokesman-Review from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2011
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