Mr. Roy L. Gibson, 88, husband of Sixty Nine Years to Orene Wilcher Gibson, died Friday, August 11th, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington. Born November 26, 1928 in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Marvin L. and Edna Powell Gibson. He was retired from Con Gibson Paving and McGlone Construction, was a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church, and was also a member of the Bluegrass Horse Pulling Association and Southern Draft Horse Pulling Association.
Survivors besides his wife include two daughters: Brenda Gibson (Robert) Baker of Stanford and Glenda Gibson (Johnnie L.) Meredith of Harrodsburg. Three grandchildren: Christie (Chad) Whitis, Heather (Chad) Redfern, and Amy (Michael) Tracy. Two step grandchildren: Jonathan (Donya) Baker and Stephanie (Stephen) Wilcher; four great grandchildren: Trenton Lee Mills, Raegan Lee Preston, Landen Elliott Tracy, and Michaela Gibson Tracy; five step great grandchildren: Chasity Redfern, Matthew Wilcher, Rankin Wilcher, Brody Baker, and Jenna Baker; and one great great grandson Kayson Mills.
He was preceded in death by one granddaughter Stacie Lee Meredith and one brother William H. (Wilma) Gibson.
Graveside funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Danville Memorial Gardens with Rev. George Quisenberry officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Jordan, Kenny Heightchew, John Archer, Trenton Mills, Landen Tracy, Johnnie Meredith, Robert Baker, Kenny Wise, Bobby Sheperson, Jim McGlone, and Patty Greer.
No Visitation will be held. Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home in Harrodsburg is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Antioch United Methodist Church, c/o Peggy Powell, 365 Short Line Road, Perryville, KY 40468.
Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 11:00am, Danville Memorial Gardens
Danville Memorial Gardens