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Born May 28, 1928, in Brundidge, Ala., he was a son of the late Robert "Bub" Gibson and Elizabeth Grey Goolsby Gibson. He was raised in Columbus, Ga., he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he retired from Georgia Pacific as a shipping and receiving clerk, and he was a member of Paxville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, David Michael Gibson of Longs and Clifford Douglas Gibson (Bonnie) of Bonneau; three daughters, Patricia Leigh Nunnery, Laura Irene Guthrie (David) and Lisa Faye Smith (Jim), all of Manning; eight grandchildren, Joshua, Jason, David Paul, Samantha, Justin, Erin, Ian and Payton; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Maunell Pritchett of Columbus; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorial services for Wallace and Irene Gibson will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Crossroads Bible Fellowship Church with the Rev. John Hall officiating.
The family will receive friends at the home, 1766 Gunter Road in Manning.
The family would like to thank the staff of Amedisys Hospice for all of their love and care.
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.