John Henry Gibson, 91, passed Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. Born in Islandton, SC he was a son of the late Brantley and Sally Sauls Gibson. He was the widower of Mary Louise Brabham Gibson. He enjoyed farming, working in his yard, fishing at Santee, gardening, going to the beach, and being outdoors. He was a baseball coaching assistant in the P-15 baseball league in Sumter. He had served as a Deacon of Cheraw First Baptist.
Surviving is his son, Donald (Janice) Gibson of Atwater, CA, a daughter, Delores Gainey of Cheraw, SC, grandchildren, Amanda Gainey, Allison Gainey, Corey (Amanda) Gibson, Adam (Jamie) Gibson, great grandchildren, Cameron Gibson, Caylor Gibson, Colton Gibson, Tyler Gibson, Tanner Gibson, sisters, Lorraine Priester of North Augusta, SC and Valerie “Sissy” Hiers of Walterboro, SC. Also his fur babies “Cricket” and “Zoey”.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife listed above, also, brothers, Norman “Sonny” Gibson, Howard “Pam” Gibson, Morris “Bubba” Gibson, Charles Gibson, and a sister, Gertrude Crosby.
A graveside will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, May 24, 2020 in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens, Cheraw, SC
Memorials to: Cheraw First Baptist, 126 Green Street, Cheraw, SC 29520.
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