Whitesburg KY

Marvin Gibson, 77, dies in Tennessee



Marvin Gibson 77, of Kingston, Tenn., died March 23 at Roane Medical Center in Harriman, Tenn.

Born in Whitesburg to the late Linville and Mattie Bates Gibson, he was a brother of the late Joyce Forman, Jimmy Gibson, Coy Glenn Gibson and Ron Gibson.

He was the widower of Lucille Gibson, and a grandfather of the late Kameron Sewell.

He was a fan of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball, along with NASCAR and Kentucky Wildcat basketball.

He attended Whitesburg High School and was a star player on the Yellowjacket team.

He is survived by a son, Doug Gibson and wife Peggy, of Kingston, Tenn.; two daughters, Vanessa Waters and husband Fuzz, and Valerie Swafford and husband Scott, of Cleveland, Tenn.; the mother of his children, Barbara Harvey of Cleveland, Tenn.; a sister, Jean Thomas of San Diego Calif.; two brothers, Charles Gibson of Kearneysville, W.Va. and Gary Gibson of Bardstown; two grandsons, Jeremiah Gibson and wife Misty of Knoxville, Tenn., and Sam Sewell and wife Stephanie of Cleveland, Tenn.; and two great-grandsons, Preston Gibson of Knoxville, Tenn., and Gavin Sewell of Cleveland, Tenn.

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