In memory of
James E. GIBSON
GIBSON, James E. Age 91, of Dayton, departed this life on Friday, February 10, 2017 at Shiloh Springs Care Center. James was the only child of Ellis Gibson and Anna Harris. He received an honorary diploma from Dunbar High School. James served in the U. S. Army from 1944 through 1948. He was employed at Frigidaire and later General Motors in Dayton, Ohio from where he retired. James was a member of Unity Lodge 115, 32nd degree mason of Miami Consistory #26 Scott Rite Masons and a member of Amer Temple 107. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rosella Gibson; (1) son, Richard Gibson and a grandchild, Teresha Marable. James is survived by his (5) children: Lonnie Marable, Sharon Rogers, Sheila Blakley, Douglas and Timothy Gibson; (8) grandchildren; (18) great grandchildren; (15) great, great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends, including a very special friend, Freda Mahaley and her family. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., THURSDAY, February 16, 2017 at THOMAS FUNERAL HOME, 4520 Salem Ave., with Pastor William Harris, officiating. Masonic Services will begin at 11:00 a.m.; the family will receive friends 12:00 noon until time of service. Interment: Dayton National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Thomas Funeral Home, 4520 Salem Ave. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.thomasfunerals.com
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