Edward Gibson, 83, of Hallie, died September 20 at the Hospice Care Center in Hazard.
A son of the late Johnny and Leona Hollins Gibson, he was the father of the late Venisha Rogers. He was also preceded in death by a friend, Lilly Eldridge.
Surviving are his wife, Lonnie Dixon Gibson; a daughter, Zoni Hampton and husband Glen of Redstar; a son, Ralph Shuffler of Whitesburg; a son-inlaw, Gary Rogers of Hallie; eight grandchildren, Fred Jones and Cat, Rachel Phillips and Adam, Eric Edward
Shuffler and Ashley, Heather Shuffler, Johnny Boy Eldridge and Tamera, Jonathan “Worm” Eldridge and Jessica, Nicole Roberson and Randall, and Janet Rogers; and 18 greatgrandchildren, Jayden, Abby, Riley, Kadence, Keegan, Cecilia, Gunner, Chloe, Gabby, Caleb Edward, Gabe, Carter, Hailey, Zander, Hila, Braxton, Hailey, and Logan.
Funeral services for Mr. Gibson were held September 22 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Gibson family cemetery at Hallie.