William H. GIBSON Sr.
October 30, 1926 – July 23, 2020
William Howard Gibson, Sr (Bill), Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, PA, went to be with the Lord on July 23, 2020 at the age of 93 years. Bill was born in Summit Hill, PA to the late George and Mabel Gibson. He lived there until 2001 when he moved to Hershey, PA. Bill was a graduate of the former Summit Hill High School. He served in the Navy during World War II on a submarine in the Pacific. Like many of his time, he worked in the mines early in his life. Later he worked for the telephone company from where he retired. After his retirement, he enjoyed hunting, walks in the woods, caring for his wife and grandchildren, and helping at the church. While residing in Summit Hill, Bill was a devoted member and elder of St. Paul’s UCC Church. Bill is survived by his children William Gibson Jr. and wife Toni, G. David Gibson and wife Jacki, Patricia (Gibson) Thompson and husband Jim; his grandchildren Amy (Gibson) Flynn and husband Kyle, Lauren (Gibson) Shimer and husband Josh, David Gibson and wife Shana, Joshua Thompson and Caleb Thompson; and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Dina (Salezze) Gibson and his sister, Dorothy (Gibson) Derby. Due to Covid restrictions, a private memorial service will be held for immediate family at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his name to: Masonic Village Hospice, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.