Jesse Wilson Gibson, 77, of Cameron, OK passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 in his home. Jesse was born April 4, 1940 in Hackett, AR to Nita & Clifton Gibson. He was a 1957 graduate of Cameron High School, where he served as a school board member for over 20 years. He was retired from the US Postal Service; a US Army veteran; a member of the Moshulatubbee Lodge #13; Green Country baseball and softball coach and a member of the Rock Island Free Will Baptist Church. Jesse was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Bettie Didway; one brother, Jerrold Don Gibson and one brother in law, Robert Ray Shoup Sr.
Jesse is survived by his wife Pat (Shoup) Gibson of the home; one son, Craig Gibson & wife Misty of Greenwood, AR; one daughter, Renae Burks & husband C.J. of Shady Point, OK; one brother, Clifton Ray Gibson & wife Lavelle of Sallisaw, OK; one sister, Evelyn Ibison of Hackett, AR; six grandchildren CeGe Neissl & husband Ethan, Brooke Brashear & husband Trevor, Justin Burks, Derreck Burks, Blake Gibson & Karson Burks; one great grandson, Ealynd Neissl along with numerous nieces & nephews.
Funeral service will be 10 am, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Rock Island Free Will Baptist Church with burial at Greenhill Cemetery. Pallbearers are John Boggs of Greenwood, AR, Mark Gray of Greenwood, AR, Rob Hambrick of Poteau, OK, John Hambrick of Cameron, OK, Shawn Sweeten of Pocola, OK, Travis Beutelschies of Cameron, OK, James Burks of Panama, OK, Jackie Lomon of Cameron, OK. Honorary pallbearers are the Masonic Lodge Moshulatubbee #13 and Eddie Black of Dayton, VA.
The family will be at the funeral home in Poteau on Tuesday from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.