Larry Bob Gibson

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Memorial services for Larry Bob Gibson of Rowlett, formerly of Hughes Springs, will be at 3 PM Tuesday, December 21st at Reeder-Davis Funeral Chapel in Hughes Springs under direction of Bro. Larry Neeley. Visitation will also be at the funeral home, beginning at 2 PM the same day. Mr. Gibson died Saturday, Dec. 11, at Town EastRehabilitation Center in Mesquite, Texas. He was born October 17, 1936 to Vance L.and Margaret Rose Beauchamp Gibson in the Sardis community near Hughes Springs. He attended Hughes Springs High School and served as class Presidentfor the class of 1955 and later graduated from East Texas State University in Commerce. He taught industrial education and later had a successful career as Director of Public Relations for Howmet & Alumax Aluminum Corporations. Mr. Gibson was preceeded in death by his parents and brother, G. M. "Hoot" Gibson,and sister-in-law Mayon Watkins Gibson and his great nephew, Travis Campbell. He is survived by his niece Murralyn Gibson of Atlanta GA, his nephew Mark Gibson and wife Dottie of Mesquite, Texas and his niece Gina Campbell and her husband Jay of Rowlett, Texas. He had 2 great nieces, two great nephews and2 great, great nieces and 1 great, great nephew. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.

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  1. Larry, My dear cousin. Go home to be with your mother (my beloved Aunt Sal), your daddy, and your brother Murray. Your family of origen will be complete again. When we were small and lived across the street from each other, I enjoyed playing with you and Murray. I am confident we shall meet again. Your Cousin, Gay

  2. uncle bob…we missed you at Christmas as we will every single day. i know Buba was glad to have you "home" with her again! rest in peace… you are now "in the wind" just like you wanted…free! i love you and i miss you,Murralyn

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