Wallace Gibson, 85, widower of Lillian Irene Bryant Gibson, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at his home.
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., and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Georgia Pacific as a shipping and receiving clerk, and was a member of Paxville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, David Michael Gibson of Longs and Clifford Douglas (Bonnie) Gibson of Bonneau; three daughters, Patricia Leigh Nunnery, Laura Irene (David) Guthrie and Lisa Faye (Jim) Smith, 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.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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 and Crematory of Manning is in charge of arrangements.