He attended Ridgeview Baptist Church. He was formerly employed with Page Engineering.
He was the son of the late Isaac Gibson and Froney Davis Gibson. He was also preceded in death by his son, Carl Edward Gibson.
Survivors include his two children: Charles Gibson of Willow Springs, Ill., and Karen Sherman and husband, Mike, of Downer Grove, Ill.; grandchildren: Charles Gibson II, Frankie Gibson, Shawn Gallagher, Fiona Gibson, Isaac Gibson and Ashton Gibson, all of Willow Springs, and Bethany Sherman and Andie Sherman, both of Downers Grove, Ill.; brothers and sisters: Euna Vee Vollmar of Evanston, Ill., Billie Aaron, Pauline Johnson, Willard Carroll and wife, Ailene, Wildon Carroll and wife, Marie, all of Cleveland, Kenneth Gibson and wife, Marsha, of Springfield,Va., Jim R. Gibson and wife, Grace, of Cleveland, Joyce Cardwell of Kerman, Calif., and Marilyn Gail Pippin of Cleveland; the mother of his children, Mary Gibson Woods of Westmount, Ill.; and several loving nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Josh Brown officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Gibson family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.