David Gibson TROY - David Gibson, 57, of Troy, beloved husband of Anne Ohradan Gibson, father of Charles, Douglas, and Michael Gibson, suddenly and peacefully entered into eternal life on Sunday August 17th, 2014, while visiting his eldest son in Horseheads, New York. Born in Troy, he is the son of Jane Knothe Gibson Printsky of Troy and the late Charles Evans Gibson and is the stepson of Louis J. Printsky of Troy. David was a graduate of Troy High School, Class of 1975, and attended Hudson Valley Community College. Beloved husband in marriage since September 23, 1984 of Anne, devoted father of Charles of Horseheads, Douglas, and Michael, both of Troy; cherished brother of Diane (Hal) DeVoid of Wantage, NJ, loving son-in law of Martin A. and Mary R. Ohradan of Easton, CT, adored brother-in-law of Suzanne (Raymond) Forsell, Theresa Ohradan, Martin J. (Siobhan) Ohradan, Michael A. (Sharon) Ohradan and Janet (David Kardos) Ohradan, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Also survived by his spoiled little Jack Russell, Millie. David was employed as the Assistant Director of Commercial Services at The Center for Disability Services in Albany and had previously been employed by Grand Union in Waterford as a selector in their warehouse. David loved life and cared deeply for all his friends and co-workers. David enjoyed having shiny black GM cars, particularly Cadillac’s. He leaves behind a new shiny red Subaru Legacy! He enjoyed a cigar on the front porch nearly every night, watching over his yard and neighborhood. He took much pride in maintaining his beautiful home and yard. David also enjoyed maintaining the family plots at Oakwood Cemetery. He was a lifetime member of Mt. Ida Community Baptist Church in Troy, where his dad and grandfather were Choir Directors. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Morris-Stebbins-Miner & Sanvidge Funeral Home, 312 Hoosick Street in Troy. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be held in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Center For Disability Services, 314 South Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208 or to Waldenstroms Macroglobulinemia Research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, in memory of David P. Gibson. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Morris-Stebbins-Miner & Sanvidge Funeral Home, 312 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180.
Published by The Record from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2014.