After a short illness, Gibby Earl A. Gibson, age 90, passed away in Bellingham on September 27, 2012. Gibby was born on May 10, 1922 in Baird, TX to Gabe and Lula Gibson. Gibby and his family moved to the Los Angeles area in 1927. In June of 1942 he was married to Bernice Ann Freeman, and they had one son, Edward Michael. Gibby volunteered for the Army Air Corp and served in both Europe and Asia from 1942 to 1945. After the Army, Gibby went to work for Mobil Oil Corp in Torrance, CA where he worked from 1947 to 1954 when he transferred to the Ferndale refinery. He and his family lived in Ferndale from 1954 until 2009. Gibby retired from the refinery in 1983. In 2009 he moved to St. Francis in Bellingham. His family would like to thank his friends, the staff at St. Francis, for the love, care, and honorable way he was treated during his stay at this wonderful facility.
Gibby is preceded in death by his wife Bernice, sisters Rita and Ester Gibson, and a grandson, Toby Gibson.
Gibby is survived by his son Edward Michael Gibson and Edwards wife Christine, grandson Rick Gibson, great grandchildren Laura Arielle Lowe, Brittany Gibson, Chase Gibson, Micki Gibson, Easton Gibson, and Jordan Gibson.
Gibbys family would like to thank Moles Farewell Tributes for the care they have provided during this time.
You may share your thoughts and memories of Gibby at www.farewelltibutes.com
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No services are planned at this time.