Eddie Wayne Gibson passed away on August 18th, 2022 surrounded by his family. He was born on November 26th, 1938 to Dallas and Azilene Isbelle Gibson. Eddie graduated from Jacksboro High School in 1957 and went on to attend North Texas State University. He married Shirley Mason on June 24th, 1961 in the Perrin Methodist Church.
Eddie worked for Mitchell Energy (Devon) as a Production Foreman and retired in 1995. Later he joined the Cholla Oil Company and Texall where he continued working until July of 2019, retiring at the age of eighty-one. From there he continued his favorite past time, spending time with his family and working on his acreage caring for the coastal hay and livestock. He had a passion for his family and a love for every one of them.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Shirley; son Gregory Gibson and wife Andrea; daughter Kathy and husband Donnie Rogers; grandson Derek Gibson and wife Brittany; granddaughter Amanda and husband Mike Hopkins; granddaughter Emily Rogers; great-grandchildren Scarlett and Caroline Gibson, Brodey Heckman, Madalynn Hopkins; and bonus great-grandchildren McKenna and Paul Hopkins, and Kynlee Montgomery; sister Carolyn Corder and two nieces; two special granddogs, Harley and Ransom; and a lifetime hunting buddy, David Duncan.
Visitation will be held Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 5-7 p.m. at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial contribution to: SPCA of Texas P.O. Box 660412 Dallas, TX 75266-0412 or ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105