Alfred Gibson - 09-24-2013

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William Alfred Gibson 77, of Norwood, died Tuesday Afternoon, September 24, 2013 at Carolina Specialty Hospital in Charlotte.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00PM Friday, September 27, 2013 at Norwood Church of God. Rev. Keith Allen and Rev. Mark Little will officiate and burial will follow in Norview Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Thursday evening at Edwards Funeral Home of Norwood.

Mr. Gibson was born April 17, 1936 in Anson County. He was a son of the late Thomas Calvin and Bertha Mae Hough Gibson. He was a retiree of Stanly Fixtures and attended Norwood Church of God.

Alfred was an avid Coon Hunter and Fisherman.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Libby Poplin Gibson of the home. Three daughters, Marie Thompson and husband Tony of Albemarle, Melissa Colson and Melody Thompson both of Norwood. One brother, Vernon Gibson of Norwood and one sister, Ruth Allen of Norwood. Five Grandchildren, Eric Varner and wife Lauren, Grace Luther, Troy Luther and wife Tanya, Ashley Bowers and husband B.J., and Alicia West. Nine Great-Grandchildren, Cory, Dillon, Ella, Mia, Mallory, Teagan, Ben, Jace, and Chloe.

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Hughie Luther, two grandsons, Garry and Larry Varner, a great-grandson, Colby Efird, two brothers and three sisters, Russ and Ray Gibson, Fronie Lee, Sarah Grissom and Peggy Little.

When not at the funeral home the family will meet at the home of Melissa Colson 611 Heights Ave. Norwood, NC  28128

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