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