Doyle Harper 'Hoot' Gibson

Friday, January 29, 2016

Doyle Harper "Hoot" Gibson, age 83 of Lewisburg died Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at his home.

Mr. Gibson was a native of Lincoln County, and he was the son of the late Harper Davidson and Mazie Grace Whorley Gibson. He was a retired surveyor and member of the Farmington Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Ida Belle Crabtree Gibson of Lewisburg; a daughter, Cheryl Kay Gibson (Richard) Hanvey of Nashville; a son, Wendell Lynn Gibson of Columbia; two step daughters, Debbie (Jackie) Hentz and Melissa (Danny) Dunivan both of Shelbyville; a stepson, James (Lori) Whorley of Shelbyville; a sister, Donna Sue Wells of Petersburg and a brother, Charles Dalton (Linda) Gibson of Chillicothe, Illinois. Sixteen grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home. Burial followed in Riverview cemetery in Fayetteville, Tenn.

The family was at the funeral home for visitation on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour.

London Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.