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Riley Lee "Pop Pop" Gibson
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Birth: 1935
Crouse
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 28, 2011
Burlington
Alamance County
North Carolina, USA

Times-News
Burlington, North Carolina
May 29-30, 2011

Riley Lee "Pop Pop" Gibson

LIBERTY - Riley Lee "Pop Pop" Gibson, 75, died at 6:25 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at the Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Burlington.

A native of Crouse, he was the husband of Deana W. Gibson, who survives, and the son of R. Riley Gibson and Texie Turner Gibson, both deceased. He was a retired truck driver and served in the United States Marine Corps. As a Marine, Mr. Gibson took part in both the inauguration and funeral ceremonies for President John F. Kennedy.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Deana "Dee Dee" Caddell, of Liberty; a son, Michael Gibson, of Crystal Spring, Pa.; six brothers, three sisters and their respective families; six grandchildren, Michael Jr., Kyle, Marcus, Brittany, Kelsey and Marshall; four great-grandchildren, Megan, Ashlee, Aleyah and Trinity; he was also survived by well over 100 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Alamance Memorial Park. The Rev. Odell Link will be officiating.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Burlington and at other times will be at the residence.
The family would like give a special thanks to Dr. Hebron Flemming for his many years of excellent care given to Mr. Gibson.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice League, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.

 
 
Burial:
Alamance Memorial Park
Burlington
Alamance County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Freedom 16D Lot 130 space 2
 
Created by: Diane Pedersen
Record added: Sep 08, 2011
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Riley Lee Pop Pop Gibson
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Riley Lee Pop Pop Gibson
Added by: Diane Pedersen
 
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Miss you Pop Pop.
- Dee Dee Caddell
 Added: Apr. 1, 2013

- Alan and Jane
 Added: Jun. 23, 2012
You will be greatly missed. Rest in peace.
- Diane Pedersen
 Added: Sep. 8, 2011
 
 
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