GIBSON, Ernest (1935 - 2019)
Mr. Ernest Gibson, 83, of Davis Bend, passed away Monday evening, January 7, 2019 at Baptist Health Corbin. He was the son of the late Benjamin and Pearl Smith Gibson born on May 26, 1935 in Pineville.
Ernest was a retired truck driver and a member of the Davis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed riding his motorcycles.
On February 18, 1956, he united in marriage with Violet Gray, who preceded him in death. Later on May 1, 2017, he united in marriage with Connie Doan.
In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his loving wife, Connie Gibson of Davis Bend; five children, Ernestine Gibson of Monroe, OH, Rick Gibson and wife, Tamra, of Davis Bend, Candice Bowman of Boulder, CO, Dawn Bowman and Annie Sanders and husband, Tyler, all of Barbourville; 10 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; three nephews, Frank and Bill Gibson and Rev. Sam Buchanan; among other loved ones and dear friends.
His funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Friday, January 11 at 1 P.M. with Rev. Dale Phipps and Rev. Sam Buchanan officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Davis Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be family and friends.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday between 6 and 9 P.M. and Friday prior to the funeral hour.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.