Carl Edwin Gibson

Carl Edwin Gibson
July 10, 1933 - January 8, 2020

Carl Edwin Gibson was born July 10, 1933 in Tishomingo, OK. At the age of 7, Carl moved to Nevada, Texas where he met his first love as teenager, and married her. He was Baptist by faith and worked as a upholsterer by trade. He started learning how to upholster at the age of 17, and retired at the age of 78. He worked for Brannif Airlines and car dealerships before starting his own business, Gibson's Custom Upholstery in Ben Wheeler.
Carl passed away at the age of 86 on January 8, 2020 in Van. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Greta Gibson; parents, Ben Richard & Agnes Coralee Morgan Gibson; siblings; daughter-in-law, Rebecca McCurley Gibson; and granddaughter, Carrie Diane Gibson.
Survivors include his five children, Jerry Gibson of Ben Wheeler, Richard Gibson and wife, Carolyn of May, Glenn Gibson of Irving, Barry Gibson of Ben Wheeler, and Julie Gentry of Ben Wheeler; five grandchildren, Brady Gibson, Kasidee Cole and husband, Jason, Brittnee Morton and husband, Stephen, Tristan Gentry, and Samuel Gentry; and six great-grandchildren, Haddasah, Phoebe and Ruthie Cole, Brylin and Christian Morton, and Bryan Gibson.
A celebration of life will be held for Carl Gibson on Sunday, January 19 at 2:00 PM at Heritage Trail Cowboy Church with Jason Cole officiating. . Honorary pallbearers will be Brady Gibson, Bryan Gibson, Tristan Gentry and Samuel Gentry. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Van Healthcare, Resident Activity Fund, C/O Robyn, 169 S. Oak Street, Van, Texas 75790.