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Walter Jackson Gibson

June 30, 1952 ~ February 3, 2014 (age 61)

Walter Jackson Gibson, age 61, of Old Fort, passed away Monday, February 3, 2014 at The McDowell Hospital.  Mr. Gibson was born in Luverne, Alabama on June 30, 1952 and was the son of the late William “Buck” Gibson and Betty Jackson Gibson.  A loving husband, father and grandfather, Walter will be remembered for his outstanding cooking, especially his popcorn and his enjoyment of fishing and working outside.  A funny and happy man, Walter loved God and the relationship he had with “her”.

He is survived by his wife Avis “Penny” Gibson of the home; four children, Catherine Case of Arlington, VA, Walter Lee Gibson of Hickory, NC, Kasey Moran and husband, Jake of Asheville, NC and Alex Hughes of Asheville, NC; three brothers, Howard Gibson and wife, Amy of Rutherfordton, NC, Albert Gibson and wife, Ruth of Placitas, New Mexico and Bob Gibson of Stuart, FL and three grandchildren, Vinson, Ean and Cai.  Mr. Gibson’s K-9 companion, Jackson, also survives.

At Walter’s request, a celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Family to do services at later date

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