Donald C. Gibson, age 83, of Westland Drive, Lebanon, passed away at 4:36 a.m., Saturday, September 7, 2019 at his home after an illness.
He was born in Mercer County on September 18, 1935 to the late Henry and Luevena Bugg Gibson.
A charter member of the Temple Baptist Church, he was a retired employee of Armour Food Company where he worked for forty-one years.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Patricia Unseld Gibson on September 17, 2016; a son, James Allen Gibson on March 1, 2009 a step grandson, Joshua Ryan Barnett on October 19, 2007 and a brother, Henry Calvin Gibson on September 24, 2013.
Survivors include three daughters, Sandy Alford (Damian) of Lebanon, Donna Barnett (Cecil) of Campbellsville and Ann Murphy (Terry) of Willisburg; four grandchildren; four step grandchildren; four great grandchildren; six step great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter and a sister, Martha Bottom of Perryville.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 9th at the Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Kyle Franklin, the church pastor, officiating.
Burial was in the Hillcrest Cemetery at Perryville.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Harvey Wethington, Tom Clark, Cory Dishman and Jeff Wilson.
Casket bearers were Billy Keith Bottom, Mike Gibson, Chris Gibson, Connor Dishman, Brad Moore and David Hardin.
Visitation was from 4 until 8 Sunday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 9:00 Monday morning at the church.
Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.